Chairman Jeb Hensarling

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  • Chairman Hensarling on Squawk Box
    Jun 17, 2015 - CLICK HERE TO WATCH WASHINGTON- Financial Services Committee Chairman Jeb Hensarling (R-TX) appeared on CNBC’s Squawk Box this morning ahead of today’s full committee hearing with Treasury Secretary Lew to receive the annual report of the Financial Stability Oversight Council (FSOC). On the systemi... More
  • Hensarling: When It Comes to Identifying Threats to America’s Financial Stability, Washington Needs to Look in the Mirror
    Jun 17, 2015 - CLICK HERE TO WATCH WASHINGTON- Financial Services Committee Chairman Jeb Hensarling (R-TX) delivered the following opening statement at today’s Full Committee hearing with Treasury Secretary Jacob Lew on the Financial Stability Oversight Council’s annual report: When Democrats first passed the Dod... More
  • Lawmakers: Criminal Investigation of Fed Leak Appears Timed to Obstruct Congressional Probe
    Jun 17, 2015 - WASHINGTON – Leaders of the House Financial Services Committee suspect the recent criminal investigation into a 2012 leak of market-sensitive information at the Federal Reserve was timed in an effort to obstruct Congress’s investigation into possible misconduct or mismanagement at the Fed. Last mont... More
  • Subcommittee Examines Cyber Threats to U.S. Financial Sector
    Jun 16, 2015 - WASHINGTON – The House Oversight and Investigations Subcommittee held a hearing today as a part of an ongoing series on the growing threat cyberattacks pose to the U.S. economy and the financial services sector. “Nearly every government agency has been a target of cyber attacks, and with the recent... More
  • Subcommittee Examines Proposals to Grow the Main Street Economy
    Jun 16, 2015 - WASHINGTON – The House Financial Services Capital Markets and Government Sponsored Enterprises Subcommittee held a hearing today to discuss legislative proposals to modernize business development companies (BDCs) and expand investment opportunities. In passing the Jumpstart Our Business Startups (J... More
  • FSC Majority | Week in Review
    Jun 12, 2015 - Committee Questions HUD Secretary on Ineffectiveness of Agency After 50 Years The Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) was created 50 years ago to serve as a main weapon in the “War on Poverty” and the agency has received more than $1.6 trillion in annual appropriations over its lifetim... More
  • MEDIA ADVISORY: Committee Schedule for the Week of June 15
    Jun 12, 2015 - Financial Services Committee Chairman Jeb Hensarling (R-TX) today announced the committee’s hearing schedule for the week of June 15. Tuesday, June 16 at 10:00 A.M. - The Oversight and Investigations Subcommittee will examine cyber threats from a global perspective, exploring threats posed to the U.... More
  • Hensarling Opening Statement at HUD Oversight Hearing
    Jun 11, 2015 - CLICK HERE TO WATCH Financial Services Committee Chairman Jeb Hensarling (R-TX) delivered the following opening statement at today’s full committee hearing with Housing and Urban Development Secretary Julian Castro: As we approach the 50th anniversary of the founding of the Department of Housing an... More
  • Subcommittee Discusses Legislation to Expand Consumer Choice and Financial Independence
    Jun 11, 2015 - The House Financial Services Financial Institutions and Consumer Credit Subcommittee today held a hearing to discuss legislative proposals to help preserve consumer choice and financial independence. Dodd-Frank created over 400 new regulations that were designed for Wall Street but are instead hitt... More
  • ICYMI: Hensarling Discusses Ex-Im and Dodd-Frank on “Opinion Journal”
    Jun 9, 2015 - Financial Services Committee Chairman Jeb Hensarling (R-TX) discussed the Export-Import Bank and the Dodd-Frank Act with Mary Kissel of The Wall Street Journal’s editorial board. Excerpts from their conversation are below. Chairman Hensarling on the Export-Import Bank: "There’s a lot of things wron... More