News List

  • Media Advisory: Committee Hearing Schedule for the Week of February 13
    Feb 10, 2017 - Financial Services Committee Chairman Jeb Hensarling (R-TX) today announced the committee’s schedule for the week of February 13. Wednesday, February 15 at 10:00 a.m. – Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen will appear before the committee for the Fed’s semi-annual Monetary Policy Report to Congress. D... More
  • ICYMI: How We’ll Stop a Rogue Federal Agency
    Feb 9, 2017 - By: Jeb Hensarling Wall Street Journal February 9, 2017 The Obama presidency placed no greater burden on America’s growth potential than the avalanche of regulations that smother the U.S. economic system. The most destructive and dangerous of the new regulatory bureaucracies created by the Democrat-... More
  • Media Advisory: Fed Chair Yellen Testifies Before Committee Next Week
    Feb 8, 2017 - Financial Services Committee Chairman Jeb Hensarling (R-TX) today announced that Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen will appear before the committee on Wednesday, February 15th at 10 a.m. for the Fed’s semi-annual Monetary Policy Report to Congress. The hearing will take place in Room 2128 of the Ra... More
  • ICYMI: Community Banks Hopeful as Lawmakers Target Financial Rules
    Feb 8, 2017 - ‘Overregulation has caused costs to go through the roof, many banks have been shut down and that has hit small businesses’ ‘We can’t afford to keep going the way we’re going’ By Joyce M. Rosenberg Associated Press Feb. 8, 2017 Small community banks say Dodd-Frank regulations too much of a burden. NE... More
  • Hensarling: Committee Will Hold Agencies Accountable on Spending
    Feb 7, 2017 - House Financial Services Committee Chairman Jeb Hensarling (R-TX) delivered the following statement at today’s meeting to approve the committee’s Oversight Plan for the 115th Congress: The Rules of the House require each standing committee to adopt an oversight plan and submit it to the Committee on... More
  • Hensarling: Democrats Played Right Into Wall Street’s Hands When They Passed Dodd-Frank
    Feb 6, 2017 - House Financial Services Committee Jeb Hensarling (R-TX) made the following comments about a press conference held this morning by some Democrats to discuss the Dodd-Frank Act: For members who spend a good deal of time decrying “alternative facts,” the Democrats at today’s press conference sure enga... More
  • Statement from Hensarling and Wagner on President Trump’s Action to Delay Harmful Fiduciary Rule
    Feb 3, 2017 - Financial Services Committee Chairman Jeb Hensarling (R-TX) and Oversight and Investigations Subcommittee Chairman Ann Wagner (R-MO), who were with President Trump today at the White House, made the following comments regarding the President’s executive action on the Obama Administration’s harmful ... More
  • President’s Executive Action Mirrors Financial CHOICE Act
    Feb 3, 2017 - House Financial Services Committee Chairman Jeb Hensarling (R-TX) and Oversight and Investigations Subcommittee Chairman Ann Wagner (R-MO) made the following comments about President Trump’s core principles for regulating the financial system, which were detailed today in an Executive Order: Chairma... More
  • WEEK IN REVIEW
    Feb 3, 2017 - House Stops Rule that Disadvantaged American Companies Legislation to repeal a controversial Dodd-Frank Act regulation that puts American public companies at a disadvantage against many foreign competitors is headed to President Trump’s desk after its passage this week by the House and Senate. The H... More
  • Hensarling Opening Statement at Committee Organizational Meeting
    Feb 2, 2017 - House Financial Services Committee Chairman Jeb Hensarling (R-TX) delivered the following statement at today’s meeting to approve the Committee’s rules for the 115th Congress: I wish to welcome all Members – new Members and returning Members – to the Financial Services Committee for the 115th Congre... More