Federal Reserve Reform

  • 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
  • Committee Advances Six Bills
    Jun 7, 2018 - This week, the Financial Services Committee approved six bills, bringing the total number of bills reported out of the Committee this Congress to 108. “These measures build on the regulatory relief recently passed by Congress to eliminate onerous Washington regulations that are stifling access to cr... More
  • Chairman Hensarling Delivers Opening Statement at Committee Markup
    Jun 7, 2018 - House Financial Services Committee Chairman Jeb Hensarling (R-TX) delivered the following opening statement as the committee began consideration of six measures on Thursday: Our nation’s economy continues to be the envy of the world. Our ability to average over 3% annual growth is both an enviable a... More
  • Hensarling Applauds Bureau Dismissal of PHH Case
    Jun 7, 2018 - House Financial Services Committee Chairman Jeb Hensarling (R-TX) issued the following statement upon news that the Bureau of Consumer Financial Protection (Bureau) is dismissing its case against PHH Corp. “Once again, Acting Director Mulvaney is doing what is needed to continue the agency’s transfo... More
  • Improving Transparency and Accountability at the Bureau of Consumer Financial Protection
    Jun 6, 2018 - On April 2, 2018, the Bureau of Consumer Financial Protection (Bureau) issued its thirteenth semi-annual report to the President and Congress, which included a request by Acting Director Mick Mulvaney that Congress enact four changes to establish transparency and accountability at the Bureau. The Fi... More
  • Breaking Down Barriers to Help Homeless Children and Youth
    Jun 6, 2018 - The Subcommittee on Housing and Insurance held a hearing today to review a legislative proposal to help break down barriers that prevent homeless children and youth from obtaining housing assistance and services through the Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD). H.R. 1511, the “Homeless ... More