Chairman Jeb Hensarling

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  • Hensarling on Capital Standards: Is There A Better Way?
    Jul 23, 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 to examine capital standards. This hearing is the latest in a series focused on the impact the Dodd-Frank Act has had in the five y... More
  • Media Buzz: Committee Members Evaluate Dodd-Frank's Impact On Its Fifth Anniversary
    Jul 23, 2015 - This month marks the fifth anniversary of the passage of the Dodd-Frank Act. This law was hastily enacted as a reaction to the financial crisis and is filled with unintended consequences and misguided policies. While Dodd-Frank supposedly targeted Wall Street, it is Main Street that has felt the bru... More
  • Subcommittee Examines the National Credit Union Administration's Operations and Budget
    Jul 23, 2015 - The Financial Services Financial Institutions and Consumer Credit Subcommittee held a hearing today to conduct much-needed oversight of the National Credit Union Administration’s (NCUA) operations and budget. Unlike many other federal agencies, NCUA operates independent of the congressional appropri... More
  • Subcommittee Reviews Proposals to Reform the Federal Reserve
    Jul 22, 2015 - The Financial Services Monetary Policy and Trade Subcommittee reviewed legislative proposals today that would bring greater accountability and transparency to the Federal Reserve. The lack of transparency at the Federal Reserve is growing; while the Federal Reserve’s power has increased, its interna... More
  • Task Force to Examine Iran Nuclear Deal and Its Impact on Financing Terrorism
    Jul 21, 2015 - The Financial Services Committee’s Task Force to Investigate Terrorism Financing will hold a hearing on Wednesday, July 22 at 4:15 p.m. entitled “The Iran Nuclear Deal and Its Impact on Terrorism Financing.” The hearing will take place in 2128 Rayburn House Office Building. The task force was establ... More
  • Committee Schedule for the Week of July 20
    Jul 21, 2015 - Financial Services Committee Chairman Jeb Hensarling (R-TX) today announced the committee’s hearing schedule for the week of July 20. Wednesday, July 22 at 10:00 A.M. - The Monetary Policy and Trade Subcommittee will hold a hearing to examine proposals to reform the Federal Reserve. This hearing fol... More
  • Dodd-Frank Act Leaves America Less Stable, Less Prosperous, Less Free
    Jul 21, 2015 - WASHINGTON – House Financial Services Committee Chairman Jeb Hensarling (R-TX) will deliver remarks today at the American Enterprise Institute on the fifth anniversary of the Dodd-Frank Act becoming law. The following is the embargoed text of his speech as prepared for delivery: Thank you, Peter [Wa... More
  • After Five Years, Dodd-Frank Is a Failure
    Jul 20, 2015 - By Jeb Hensarling Click here to read article Tuesday will mark five years since President Obama’s signing of the Dodd-Frank law, the most sweeping rewrite of the country’s financial laws since the New Deal. Mr. Obama told the country that the legislation would “lift our economy.” The statute itself... More
  • VIDEO: Dodd-Frank - 5 Years of Failures
    Jul 20, 2015 - CLICK HERE TO WATCH WASHINGTON- Five years ago this week President Obama signed the Dodd-Frank Act into law with much fanfare and celebration. He and other Democrats promised Dodd-Frank’s 2,300 pages and 400 more regulations would “lift the economy,” “end too big to fail” and “promote financial sta... More
  • Weekly Republican Address: Together, We Can End Wall Street Bailouts & Grow Our Economy
    Jul 20, 2015 - WASHINGTON – In this week’s Republican address, House Financial Services Committee Chairman Jeb Hensarling (R-TX) discusses Republicans’ commitment to protecting hardworking families and small business owners from the job-crushing Dodd-Frank law, which President Obama signed five years ago this wee... More