Chairman Jeb Hensarling

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  • 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
  • Hensarling Delivers Speech Tuesday on Dodd-Frank Act Anniversary
    Jul 17, 2015 - WASHINGTON – Tuesday, July 21 marks five years since President Obama signed the Dodd-Frank Act into law. Weighing in at 2,300 pages and mandating 400 new regulations that – so far – have generated 22,296 pages of rules in the Federal Register, Dodd-Frank is the most dramatic and sweeping rewrite of ... More
  • Hensarling Calls for More Transparent and Accountable Federal Reserve
    Jul 15, 2015 - CLICK HERE TO WATCH WASHINGTON- Financial Services Committee Chairman Jeb Hensarling delivered the following opening statement at today’s Full Committee hearing with Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen: Last week this committee began a series of hearings examining the Dodd-Frank Act on its fifth ann... More
  • Subcommittee Examines Lack of Transparency and Accountability at the Federal Reserve
    Jul 14, 2015 - WASHINGTON - The Financial Services Oversight and Investigations Subcommittee held a hearing today to examine the lack of transparency and accountability at the Federal Reserve. The powers of the Federal Reserve significantly expanded under the Dodd-Frank Act signed into law five years ago this mont... More