News List

  • Committee Opens Investigation of Wells Fargo
    Sep 16, 2016 - WASHINGTON -- Financial Services Committee Chairman Jeb Hensarling (R-TX) said today the committee has launched an investigation into alleged fraud that led to the opening of unauthorized customer accounts at Wells Fargo and the role of Washington regulators in monitoring and investigating this acti... More
  • WEEK IN REVIEW
    Sep 16, 2016 - Committee Approves Financial CHOICE Act “The Financial CHOICE Act will help grow the economy for all Americans, not just those at the top. It promotes strong and transparent markets to revitalize job creation in our poorest communities and ensures every American has the opportunity to achieve financ... More
  • Media Advisory: Committee Hearing Schedule for the Week of September 19
    Sep 16, 2016 - WASHINGTON – Financial Services Committee Chairman Jeb Hensarling (R-TX) today announced the committee’s schedule for the week of Sept. 19: Wednesday, Sept. 21 at 10:00 a.m. – The Subcommittee on Housing and Insurance will hold a hearing entitled “The Future of Housing In America: A Better Way to In... More
  • Committee Approves Financial CHOICE Act
    Sep 13, 2016 - Legislation to end bailouts for big banks, toughen penalties for wrongdoing on Wall Street, promote economic growth, and provide desperately needed regulatory relief for small community banks and credit unions passed the House Financial Services Committee 30-26 today. The legislation – the Financial... More
  • Hensarling Opening Statement at Financial CHOICE Act Markup
    Sep 13, 2016 - Financial Services Committee Chairman Jeb Hensarling (R-TX) delivered the following opening statement at today's markup of H.R. 5983, the Financial CHOICE Act: It has been six years since the passage of Dodd-Frank. We were told it would lift our economy, but instead we are stuck in the slowest, weak... More
  • Hensarling Files Financial CHOICE Act
    Sep 9, 2016 - Financial Services Committee Chairman Jeb Hensarling (R-TX) today formally introduced the Financial CHOICE Act, the Republican alternative to the failed Dodd-Frank Act which has contributed to the weakest and slowest economic recovery since at least World War II. The Financial CHOICE Act, H.R. 5983,... More
  • What They're Saying About the Financial CHOICE Act
    Sep 9, 2016 - Morning Consult: Hensarling’s Dodd-Frank Replacement Includes Tougher Fines for Wall Street “House Financial Services Committee Chairman Jeb Hensarling said his forthcoming proposal to replace the 2010 Dodd-Frank law would double or triple certain fines for financial misconduct.” Bloomberg: Hensarl... More
  • Support Builds for the Financial CHOICE Act
    Sep 9, 2016 - WASHINGTON – On Tuesday, Financial Services Committee Chairman unveiled the details of the Financial CHOICE Act – the Republican plan to replace the Dodd-Frank Act and promote economic growth. Support for the plan has been as overwhelming as the job-crushing regulations the bill will repeal. Here is... More
  • House Passes Bipartisan Bill to Improve Small Business Access to Capital
    Sep 9, 2016 - The House of Representatives today passed the Investment Advisers Modernization Act by a vote of 261-145. The bipartisan bill updates portions of a 76-year-old law by updating regulations that impose an unnecessary burden on smaller companies’ access to capital. “We know small businesses across the ... More
  • Media Advisory: Financial CHOICE Act Action Scheduled
    Sep 8, 2016 - WASHINGTON – Financial Services Committee Chairman Jeb Hensarling (R-TX) announced today that the Committee will begin meeting on Tuesday, Sept. 13 to debate the Financial CHOICE Act, consider possible amendments and vote on the legislation. The Financial CHOICE Act -- the Republican alternative to ... More