News List

  • 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
  • Committee Examines Serious Allegations of Misconduct at Illinois Housing Authority
    Sep 25, 2018 - The Housing and Insurance Subcommittee met today to examine the Department of Housing and Urban Development’s (HUD) oversight of the Alexander County Housing Authority located in Cairo, Illinois. “Today’s hearing was essential to help get to the bottom of the Alexander County Housing Authority’s (AC... More
  • Hensarling Statement Regarding SEC Staff Proxy Advisory Letter Withdrawals
    Sep 13, 2018 - House Financial Services Committee Chairman Jeb Hensarling (R-TX) released the following statement on today’s action by the SEC’s Division of Investment Management to withdraw the 2004 letters issued by staff to Egan-Jones Proxy Services and Institutional Shareholder Services, Inc. This action comes... More
  • Committee Advances 12 Bills
    Sep 13, 2018 - Today, the Financial Services Committee approved 12 important pieces of legislation to improve the lives of Americans and protect our financial institutions. “Today, we met to consider a dozen pieces of legislation to improve the lives of every day Americans. From ensuring our veterans are able to a... More
  • House Passes 2 Financial Services Bills
    Sep 12, 2018 - The House of Representatives passed two bills from the Financial Services Committee this week. “I’m pleased to see these important measures pass the House today to bring greater accountability and transparency to the Federal Reserve and to move the Committee’s efforts to thwart terrorism forward by ... More
  • Examining Terrorist Groups and Their Means of Financing Illicit Activity
    Sep 7, 2018 - The Subcommittee on Terrorism and Illicit Finance met today to examine the various methods used by major terror groups to generate and move funds to support their activities and organizations. As the threat of terrorism continually evolves, it is increasingly important to monitor terrorist threats a... More
  • Chairman Hensarling Delivers Opening Statement, Unveils Bipartisan GSE Reform Bill
    Sep 6, 2018 - Financial Services Committee Chairman Jeb Hensarling (R-TX) delivered the following opening statement at today’s full committee hearing on the 10th anniversary of the federal government’s takeover of Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac, the failed government-sponsored housing enterprises (GSEs). During his r... More
  • ICYMI: Fannie and Freddie, Make Way for Ginnie Mae
    Sep 6, 2018 - September 6, 2018 This is a not-so-happy anniversary in American history. Ten years ago Thursday, the federal government took over Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac , the failed government-sponsored housing enterprises that were at the center of the last financial crisis. Leading up to the crisis, Fannie ... More