Press Releases

Search By:
  • Hensarling Statement on Federal Reserve Supervision Proposal
    Oct 31, 2018 - House Financial Services Committee Chairman Jeb Hensarling (R-TX) released the following statement after the Federal Reserve proposed changes to the enhanced prudential standards for some of the regional and larger banks in the U.S. in response to requirements in the Economic Growth, Regulatory Reli... More
  • Hensarling Condemns String of Suspicious Packages
    Oct 24, 2018 - House Financial Services Committee Chairman Jeb Hensarling (R-TX) issued the following statement strongly condemning the string of suspicious packages sent to public officials and CNN today. “These explosive devices were not just aimed at government officials and news organizations but they were aim... More
  • Hensarling: Taxpayers Deserve Far Better
    Oct 18, 2018 - Financial Services Committee Jeb Hensarling (R-TX) released the following statement after the Federal Housing Finance Agency (FHFA) Office of Inspector General (OIG) issued a report on the potential management and performance challenges of 2019: “As was demonstrated at the Committee’s hearing on Sep... More
  • Chairman Hensarling Statement on De-Designation of Prudential
    Oct 18, 2018 - Financial Services Committee Chairman Jeb Hensarling (R-TX) released the following statement after the Financial Stability Oversight Council (FSOC) de-designated Prudential Financial Inc. as a Systemically Important Financial Institution (SIFI): “I’m pleased to see FSOC finally acknowledge that ther... More
  • Hensarling Announces Departure of Staff Director Shannon McGahn, Congratulates Incoming Staff Director Ed Skala
    Oct 2, 2018 - WASHINGTON – House Financial Services Committee Chairman Jeb Hensarling (R-TX) announced today that Shannon McGahn, the committee’s Staff Director, will be departing the committee in the coming weeks. “Shannon has been by my side as a trusted advisor and friend throughout some of the most pivotal mo... More
  • Financial Markets in the Digital Era
    Sep 28, 2018 - The Subcommittee on Financial Institutions and Consumer Credit met today to examine new opportunities for technological innovation to develop new products and services consumers across the financial lobe need. “The pace of technological development in financial services has increased exponentially a... More
  • Chairman Hensarling Delivers Opening Statement at FHFA Oversight Hearing
    Sep 27, 2018 - Financial Services Committee Chairman Jeb Hensarling (R-TX) delivered the following opening statement at today’s full committee hearing to examine the Federal Housing Finance Agency’s (FHFA) role as conservator and regulator of the Government Sponsored Enterprises. Ten years ago, at the time of the ... More
  • House Passes 8 Financial Services Bills
    Sep 26, 2018 - The House of Representatives passed eight bipartisan bills from the Financial Services Committee this week. “I’m proud of the work put forward by committee members on both sides of the aisle to improve our financial system so it can handle the challenges of tomorrow,” said Financial Services Committ... More
  • Ensuring the Effective and Successful Implementation of Economic Sanctions
    Sep 26, 2018 - The Monetary Policy and Trade Subcommittee held a hearing today to examine the Administration’s use of economic sanctions to achieve foreign policy objectives with respect to Iran, North Korea, Russia, and other countries of strategic importance. “Today’s hearing focused on the effectiveness of U.S.... More
  • Supporting Main Street Investment
    Sep 26, 2018 - The Subcommittee on Capital Markets, Securities, and Investments held a hearing today to examine the mission, operations, and activities of the SEC’s Division of Investment Management to ensure it is conducting itself consistently with the SEC’s tri-fold mission to protect investors, maintain fair, ... More