News List

  • Hensarling Applauds Passage of NDAA with Critical Foreign Investment Reforms
    Jul 26, 2018 - House Financial Services Committee Chairman Jeb Hensarling (R-TX) issued the following statement upon passage of the conference report to the “John S. McCain National Defense Authorization Act (H.R. 5515).” Hensarling was a House conferee with jurisdiction over the Foreign Investment Risk Review Mod... More
  • Hensarling: Short-Term Reauthorization of NFIP is Déjà vu All Over Again
    Jul 24, 2018 - Financial Services Committee Chairman Jeb Hensarling (R-TX) delivered the following speech on the House floor today during debate on a bill to extend the National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP) without any reforms to the program: Mr. Speaker, I come to the floor today to do something I do not often ... More
  • Committee Advances Seven Bills
    Jul 24, 2018 - Today, the Financial Services Committee approved seven important pieces of legislation to safeguard our financial system and improve access for all Americans to financial services and products. “Today, we meet to consider seven important bills… to help the lives of every day Americans and help prote... More
  • Hensarling Statement on CFIUS Modernization Agreement
    Jul 23, 2018 - House Financial Services Committee Chairman Jeb Hensarling (R-TX) issued the following statement on an agreement to modernize the Committee on Foreign Investment in the U.S. (CFIUS) as a part of the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA). “The House has spent the past several months examining how... More
  • The Future of Digital Currency
    Jul 18, 2018 - The Monetary Policy and Trade Subcommittee met today to examine the extent to which the United States government should consider cryptocurrencies as money, and their potential effect on domestic and foreign economies. The Subcommittee also evaluated the merits of any uses by central banks of cryptoc... More
  • Hensarling Statement on Bipartisan Short-Term NFIP Reauthorization Plan
    Jul 18, 2018 - WASHINGTON – Financial Services Committee Chairman Jeb Hensarling (R-TX) released the following statement regarding the reauthorization of the National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP), which is set to expire at the end of the month absent Congressional action. “It has been more than eight months sinc... More
  • Chairman Hensarling Delivers Opening Statement at Hearing with the Federal Reserve Chairman
    Jul 18, 2018 - Financial Services Committee Chairman Jeb Hensarling (R-TX) delivered the following opening statement at today’s full committee hearing with the Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell on monetary policy and the state of the economy: As we meet today, thanks to the fiscal policies of the Trump Admini... More
  • House Passes Bipartisan “JOBS & Investor Confidence Act”
    Jul 17, 2018 - WASHINGTON – In a near unanimous vote of 406-4, today the House passed the bipartisan “JOBS and Investor Confidence Act of 2018.” The bill – which is comprised of 32 individual pieces of legislation that have passed the Financial Services Committee or the House this Congress with broad bipartisan su... More
  • Balancing Capital Requirements and Access to Credit
    Jul 17, 2018 - The Subcommittee on Financial Institutions and Consumer Credit met today to examine the existing regulatory structure for prudentially regulated financial institutions and to explore avenues that Congress and regulators can address challenges through policy changes. “While I believe in robust capita... More
  • To Restore U.S. Competitiveness, Pass the JOBS Act 3.0
    Jul 16, 2018 - July 16, 2018 Nearly all the economic news since Donald Trump took office has been strongly positive, and Mr. Trump added to that record in May by signing the most pro-growth banking bill in a generation. The Economic Growth, Regulatory Relief and Consumer Protection Act, also known as S. 2155, rep... More