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Media Advisory: Committee Schedule for the Week of March 13


Washington, March 13, 2017 -

Financial Services Committee Chairman Jeb Hensarling (R-TX) today announced the committee’s schedule for the week of March 13:

Thursday, March 16 at 10:00 A.M. – The Monetary Policy and Trade Subcommittee will hold a hearing entitled “Sound Monetary Policy.” The hearing will examine how the Federal Reserve departed from conventional monetary policy and whether this departure fulfilled its objectives, as well as how the Fed can facilitate an orderly return to a more conventional and reliable monetary policy in terms of asset holdings, balance sheet size, and interest rate policy.

Thursday, March 16 at 2:00 P.M. – The Housing and Insurance Subcommittee will hold a hearing entitled “Flood Insurance Reform: A Community Perspective.” The hearing will examine the National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP) from a community-level perspective, including reforms needed that would provide more transparency in claims, payments and how the private sector could further develop a private flood insurance market that compliments or exceeds the current NFIP model.

All hearings will take place in Room 2128 of the Rayburn House Office Building and will be broadcast live on


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