News List

  • Weekly Rundown
    Sep 16, 2013 - The House is in session Tuesday through Friday this week and the committee has two scheduled hearings. Be sure to check back here on the Bottom Line Blog -- and sign up for our email updates -- for more information throughout the week. Here's what's happening: On Wednesday at 10 a.m. the Capital Mar... More
  • Chairman Hensarling: Real Solution to Financial Crisis Requires Sustainable Housing Finance Reform
    Sep 16, 2013 - Financial Services Committee Chairman Jeb Hensarling (R-TX) released the following statement today about President Obama’s speech and the Administration report marking the fifth anniversary of the financial crisis: “It looks like the White House is putting more effort into convincing Americans they’... More
  • Sunday Video Message | Rep. Sean Duffy
    Sep 15, 2013 - Financial Institutions & Consumer Credit Subcommittee Vice Chairman Sean Duffy (Twitter | Facebook) delivers this week's Sunday Video Message on our recent hearing with Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) Director Richard Cordray and his own legislation to curb the CFPB's collection of Amer... More
  • Chairman Hensarling Opening Statement at Hearing on CFPB Semi-Annual Report
    Sep 12, 2013 - WASHINGTON -- Financial Services Committee Chairman Jeb Hensarling (R-TX) delivered the following opening statement at today's full committee hearing on the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau's Semi-Annual Report with Director Richard Cordray: “This morning we welcome Director Richard Cordray, Dir... More
  • CFPB Promises Answers, Fails to Deliver
    Sep 12, 2013 - Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Deputy Director Steve Antonakes appeared before the Subcommittee on Financial Institutions and Consumer Credit in July to discuss the CFPB’s data collection efforts. Below are just a few of the simple questions Mr. Antonakes was unprepared to answer: How much da... More
  • Subcommittee Reflects on a Century of Central Banking
    Sep 11, 2013 - As the Federal Reserve marks the 100th anniversary of its creation this year, the Financial Services Subcommittee on Monetary Policy and Trade today kicked off a series of oversight hearings to examine the central bank’s conduct of monetary policy. “2013 will mark the 100th anniversary of the Federa... More
  • Subcommittee Examines Waste, Fraud, Abuse in HUD Spending Programs
    Sep 10, 2013 - Members of the House Financial Services Oversight and Investigations Subcommittee today questioned the Department of Housing and Urban Development’s Inspector General about reducing waste, fraud, and abuse at HUD. During the hearing, the subcommittee reviewed the most recent report from Inspector Ge... More
  • Weekly Rundown
    Sep 9, 2013 - Congress is back from the August District Work Period and in the Financial Services Committee, we're getting straight to work with three hearings in three days. Be sure to check back here on the Bottom Line Blog -- and sign up for our email updates -- for more information throughout the week. Here's... More
  • Hensarling in the House: Rep. Jeb Hensarling pushes housing reform center stage
    Sep 9, 2013 - House Financial Services Committee chairman talks U.S. housing reform By Kerri Ann Panchuk at Housing Wire Stepping in front of a hometown audience in Dallas, House Financial Services Committee Chairman Jeb Hensarling captured the local crowd with a simple joke: "Everything is bigger in Texas… exce... More
  • Chairman Hensarling Announced September Hearing Schedule
    Sep 3, 2013 - Financial Services Committee Chairman Jeb Hensarling (R-TX) today announced the committee’s hearing schedule for the month of September. September 10 at 10 a.m. – The Oversight and Investigations Subcommittee will hold a hearing on reducing waste, fraud and abuse in housing programs and examine rec... More