News List

  • HUD Secretary Called Before Committee to Answer Questions About Sudden Policy Changes
    Jul 7, 2016 - WASHINGTON – House Financial Services Committee Chairman Jeb Hensarling (R-TX) denounced major policy changes Housing and Urban Development Secretary Julian Castro is making to the sale of nonperforming loans insured by the government, saying the moves help liberal special interests at the expense o... More
  • Hensarling: ‘Let’s hope Boeing rethinks their decision’ on Iran deal
    Jul 7, 2016 - Financial Services Committee Chairman Jeb Hensarling (R-TX) delivered the following opening statement at today’s Monetary Policy and Trade Subcommittee hearing on the implications of U.S. aircraft sales to Iran: “For the past year, this committee’s bipartisan Task Force on Terrorism Financing has d... More
  • House Passes Three Bipartisan Financial Services Bills
    Jul 6, 2016 - WASHINGTON – The House on Tuesday passed three bipartisan financial services bills, including legislation to help startup businesses gain access to investment capital and to help law enforcement prevent financial fraud against senior citizens. When the Financial Services Committee approved the bills... More
  • Bills to Stop Boeing’s Deal with Iran Focus of Thursday Hearing
    Jul 6, 2016 - WASHINGTON -- A House subcommittee on Thursday will debate legislation designed to halt the Boeing Company’s multi-billion dollar deal to sell and lease airplanes to Iran. The deal, if completed, would constitute the biggest American business transaction with Iran since the 1979 Islamic revolution. ... More
  • ICYMI: The Perfect Antidote to Dodd-Frank
    Jul 6, 2016 - By Alex J. Pollack To overhaul the Dodd-Frank Act, here is a radical and really good idea from House Financial Services Committee Chairman Jeb Hensarling. The Financial CHOICE Act, Hensarling's bill, says to U.S. banks: "Don't like the endless additional regulation imposed on you by the bloated Dodd... More
  • Media Advisory: Committee Hearing Schedule for the Week of July 4
    Jul 1, 2016 - WASHINGTON- Financial Services Committee Chairman Jeb Hensarling (R-TX) today announced the committee’s schedule for the week of July 4: Thursday, July 7 at 10:00 A.M. – The Monetary Policy and Trade Subcommittee will hold a hearing entitled “The Implications of U.S. Aircraft Sales to Iran.” This he... More
  • ICYMI: Lehman Wasn't a Crisis, But Too Big To Fail Was
    Jun 30, 2016 - By: Peter Wallison Real Clear Markets, June 29, 2016 Drafts of a thoroughgoing reform of Dodd-Frank, prepared by House Financial Services Committee Chairman Jeb Hensarling, are now circulating in Washington and drawing the predictable attacks from the anti-reform caucus-otherwise known as the Progre... More
  • ICYMI: Hensarling Bill Gives Credence to 'Capital Is King'
    Jun 29, 2016 - By: Stephen Matteo Miller and Chad Reese American Banker, June 28, 2016 Announcing his plan to overhaul the Dodd-Frank Act, House Financial Services Committee Chairman Jeb Hensarling signaled agreement with a growing list of policymakers and scholars who argue that the best way to prevent another fi... More
  • Financial CHOICE Act Will ‘Turbocharge the American Economy’
    Jun 28, 2016 - 15 national conservative organizations and prominent activists announced they “wholeheartedly endorse” the Financial CHOICE Act, saying the Republican plan to replace the failed Dodd-Frank Act will “turbocharge the American economy.” “If we want the economy to improve — if we want to give all Americ... More
  • ICYMI: Why Big-Wig Financial Execs Love Dodd-Frank
    Jun 28, 2016 - By: Norbert Michel Forbes, 6/28/2016 House Financial Services Committee Chairman Jeb Hensarling (R-Texas) has released a discussion draft of the Financial CHOICE Act, legislation that would replace large parts of the failed Dodd-Frank Act. It has attracted some high-profile fans. Three Nobel Prize w... More