Chairman Jeb Hensarling

News List

  • MEDIA ADVISORY: Members, conservative groups to hold press conference on ending Ex-Im Bank
    May 18, 2015 - As Congress decides whether to reauthorize the Export-Import Bank, Senator Mike Lee will join House Financial Services Chairman Jeb Hensarling, House Freedom Caucus Chairman Jim Jordan, other Members of Congress and leaders from top fiscal conservative organizations for a press conference calling on... More
  • FSC Majority | Week in Review
    May 15, 2015 - False Narrative of Financial Crisis Led to Wrong Remedy: D0dd-Frank The Oversight and Investigations Subcommittee, chaired by Rep. Sean Duffy (R-WI), heard from witnesses at a hearing on Wednesday that the 2008 financial crisis was caused by bad government policies and regulatory incompetence, not a... More
  • Hensarling Opening Statement at Data and Cybersecurity Hearing
    May 14, 2015 - CLICK HERE TO WATCH Financial Services Committee Chairman Jeb Hensarling (R-TX) delivered the following opening statement at today’s full committee hearing on data and cyber security: Today’s hearing will be focused on protecting consumers and their private financial information in an age of comput... More
  • Export-Import Bank Fact of the Day
    May 14, 2015 - FACT: While Ex-Im claims it is needed to fight subsidies from foreign competitors, just a third of Ex-Im transactions are used for this purpose – according to Ex-Im. More
  • Subcommittee Surveys Impact of CFPB Rule Change on Mortgage Settlement Process
    May 14, 2015 - The Financial Services Housing and Insurance Subcommittee held a hearing on Thursday to examine how proposed changes to the mortgage settlement process are expected to impact consumers and lenders. The changes proposed by the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) are scheduled to take effect o... More
  • Export-Import Bank Fact of the Day
    May 13, 2015 - FACT: 85 indictments were issued in connection with the Export-Import Bank from October 2009 to September 2014. That’s more than 1 indictment per month. And expect more, says the Bank’s Inspector General. CLICK HERE TO READ More
  • Subcommittee: Washington Got Cause of Financial Crisis Wrong
    May 13, 2015 - The Dodd-Frank Act not only failed to respond effectively to the 2008 financial crisis, but it also created a host of new problems and lays the groundwork for the next financial crisis, a House subcommittee heard from witnesses on Wednesday. The Financial Services Subcommittee on Oversight and Inves... More
  • Subcommittee Continues Focus on Solutions to Help Small Businesses Grow
    May 13, 2015 - The Financial Services Subcommittee on Capital Markets and Government Sponsored Enterprises, chaired by Rep. Scott Garrett (R-NJ), held its second in a series of hearings on Wednesday to review legislative proposals designed to reduce regulatory burdens so small companies can gain access to job-crea... More
  • Chairman Hensarling Comments on Discussion Draft Offered by Chairman Shelby
    May 12, 2015 - House Financial Services Committee Chairman Jeb Hensarling (R-TX) praised Senator Richard Shelby for offering draft regulatory relief legislation aimed at improving Americans’ access to credit. “Having spent the 113th Congress sending dozens of bipartisan, common sense regulatory relief bills to the... More
  • Refusal to Provide Information to Congress Brings Subpoenas for Three Federal Agencies
    May 11, 2015 - Financial Services Committee Chairman Jeb Hensarling (R-TX) issued subpoenas today to three agencies that have refused to comply with requests for information and documents needed to continue active investigations. The three agencies were previously warned that a failure to comply could result in su... More