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  • House Votes to Block U.S. Financing for Iran Aircraft Sales
    Nov 17, 2016 - WASHINGTON – The House voted on Wednesday to block U.S. financing for the export of aircraft to Iran by a vote of 243-174. The bill approved by the House -- H.R. 5711 -- prohibits the Treasury Department from authorizing transactions by U.S. financial institutions related to airplane sales to Iran. ... More
  • Subcommittee Discusses Modernizing Appraisals to Benefit American Consumers
    Nov 16, 2016 - WASHINGTON – The Housing and Insurance Subcommittee held a hearing on Wednesday to discuss necessary changes to the appraisal industry. “Appraisals are one of the cornerstones of the home-buying process. Issues that impact appraisers also impact nearly every American buying or selling a home, in rur... More
  • Hensarling Opening Statement at SEC Oversight Hearing
    Nov 15, 2016 - WASHINGTON – Financial Services Committee Chairman Jeb Hensarling (R-TX) delivered the following opening statement at today’s full committee hearing with Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) Chair Mary Jo White: This morning we welcome Securities and Exchange Commission Chair Mary Jo White. I wi... More
  • Hensarling Statement on GAO Study of Stress Tests
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  • Media Advisory: Committee Hearing Schedule for the Week of November 14
    Nov 10, 2016 - WASHINGTON – Financial Services Committee Chairman Jeb Hensarling (R-TX) today announced the committee’s schedule for the week of November 14: Tuesday, November 15 at 10:00 a.m. – U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission Chair Mary Jo White will testify before the Financial Services Committee regardi... More
  • House Voting to Prevent Sale and Export of U.S. Aircraft to Iran
    Nov 10, 2016 - WASHINGTON -- The House next week is scheduled to consider a package of bills designed to prevent the sale of commercial aircraft to Iran, labeled by the U.S. State Department as the world’s leading state sponsor of terrorism. “These bills are part of a bipartisan effort to ensure that Iran does not... More
  • Hensarling: Court Ruling Means Executive Orders Now Apply to CFPB
    Oct 19, 2016 - House Financial Services Committee Chairman Jeb Hensarling (R-TX) notified CFPB Director Richard Cordray in a letter today that a recent federal court ruling means the Bureau must now follow executive orders requiring agencies to ensure the benefits of their proposed regulations outweigh the costs. ... More
  • Media Buzz: Unconstitutional
    Oct 13, 2016 - Conservatives win big in landmark ruling against Consumer Finance Protection Bureau “An appellate court today called the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau constitutionally flawed … boosting congressional efforts to rein in the powerful agency” “The opinion is a blow for an agency already on its ... More
  • Hensarling Statement on CFPB's Unconstitutional Structure
    Oct 11, 2016 - WASHINGTON – Financial Services Committee Chairman Jeb Hensarling (R-TX) released the following statement on today’s federal court ruling that the structure of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) is unconstitutional: “This is a good day for democracy, economic freedom, due process and th... More
  • Subcommittee to Hold Hearing on Impact Regulation Has on Short-Term Financing
    Sep 30, 2016 - WASHINGTON – House Financial Services Committee Chairman Jeb Hensarling (R-TX) announced today that the Subcommittee on Capital Markets and Government Sponsored Enterprises intends to hold a hearing before the end of the year to examine how federal regulation is impacting short-term funding markets.... More