Federal Reserve Reform

  • Hensarling Applauds Supreme Court Ruling on SEC Administrative Law Judges
    Jun 21, 2018 - House Financial Services Committee Chairman Jeb Hensarling (R-TX) issued the following statement today applauding a Supreme Court ruling which found that the Securities and Exchange Commission’s (SEC) use of in-house administrative law judges (ALJs) unconstitutional. “Today’s ruling is a victory for... More
  • Chairman Hensarling Delivers Opening Statement at Hearing with SEC Chairman Jay Clayton
    Jun 21, 2018 - Financial Services Committee Chairman Jeb Hensarling (R-TX) delivered the following opening statement at today’s full committee hearing with Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) Chairman Jay Clayton: I think we all know that the SEC has a well-established three part mission, to include investor ... More
  • Combatting the Illicit Use of Virtual Currencies
    Jun 20, 2018 - The Subcommittee on Terrorism and Illicit Finance met today to examine the problems law enforcement agencies encounter in their efforts to address the illicit funding potential of virtual currencies (VCs). “Today’s hearing was an excellent opportunity to learn more about the illicit use of virtual c... More
  • Chairman Hensarling Delivers Opening Statement at Hearing on Economy, Anniversary of Tax Reform
    Jun 20, 2018 - Financial Services Committee Chairman Jeb Hensarling (R-TX) delivered the following opening statement at today’s full committee hearing to examine how tax reform and regulatory relief are empowering the economy: Tomorrow marks the six month anniversary of the Tax Cuts & Jobs Act, and throughout the ... More
  • Hensarling Applauds Kraninger Nomination
    Jun 18, 2018 - House Financial Services Committee Chairman Jeb Hensarling (R-TX) issued the following statement supporting the nomination of Kathy Kraninger to head the Bureau of Consumer Financial Protection (Bureau). “The Bureau has an important mission to enforce consumer protection laws, and properly designed ... More
  • Hensarling on Nomination of Dino Falaschetti to Serve as Director of OFR
    Jun 18, 2018 - House Financial Services Committee Chairman Jeb Hensarling (R-TX) issued the following announcement today congratulating long-time aide and Chief Economist for the Committee, Dr. Dino Falaschetti, on his nomination to serve as Director of the Office of Financial Research (OFR). “As is the case with ... More
  • House Passes Bill to Expand Housing Options for Individuals Recovering From Opioid Addiction
    Jun 14, 2018 - On Thursday, the House passed H.R. 5735, the Transitional Housing for Recovery in Viable Environments Demonstration Program Act of 2018, or the THRIVE Act by a vote of 230-173. The opioid crisis strikes the hearts of communities around the nation. By using federal resources more efficiently and effe... More
  • Committee Advances Four Bills
    Jun 14, 2018 - This week, the Financial Services Committee approved four bills, bringing the total number of bills reported out of the Committee this Congress to 112. “Today, the Committee is meeting to consider another important series of measures. These are designed to deal with market stability and security to ... More
  • Chairman Hensarling Delivers Opening Statement at Hearing with the Comptroller of the Currency
    Jun 13, 2018 - Financial Services Committee Chairman Jeb Hensarling (R-TX) delivered the following opening statement at today’s full committee hearing with Joseph Otting the Comptroller of the Currency: Today we will welcome Joseph Otting, the 31st Comptroller of the Currency, who took office approximately seven m... More
  • Ensuring Effectiveness, Fairness, and Transparency in Securities Law Enforcement
    Jun 13, 2018 - The Subcommittee on Capital Markets, Securities, and Investments held a hearing today to examine how the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission’s (SEC) approach to enforcing Federal securities laws is complimentary to all three prongs of the SEC’s statutory mission to protect investors, to maintain... More