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Flood Insurance Program Takes Another $1.6 Billion From Taxpayers

WASHINGTON -- House Financial Services Committee Chairman Jeb Hensarling (R-TX) issued the following statement today regarding news that the National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP) will borrow another $1.6 billion from hardworking American taxpayers: “The National Flood Insurance Program is poorly designed, costly and in desperate need of fundamental reform. A market monopoly and an annual deficit from more than four decades of liberal subsidies have resulted in $23 billion in debt to taxpayers ...

Hensarling: SEC Chair’s Criticism of Accountability Measures “Disappointing”

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WEEK IN REVIEW

House Floor Action Focused on Committee Bills The 115th Congress is picking up right where the 114th left off: passing bipartisan Financial Services Committee bills to help grow America’s Main Street economy and make Washington accountable. During the 114th Congress, 69 percent of the bills reported by the committee passed the House and 36 bills were signed into law. The House this week passed two committee-led bills -- the Helping Angels Lead our Startups (HALOS) Act by a vote of 344-73 and the...

Hensarling Discusses Financial CHOICE Act with Hugh Hewitt and Brian Kilmeade

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