Chairman Jeb Hensarling

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  • Committee to Examine HUD, Consumer Choice and Financial Independence Legislation This Week
    Jun 9, 2015 - Financial Services Committee Chairman Jeb Hensarling (R-TX) today announced the committee’s hearing schedule for the week of June 8: Thursday, June 11 at 10:00 A.M. - A Full Committee hearing to examine the Department of Housing and Urban Development’s budget, operations, and programs. Witness: Jul... More
  • Export-Import Bank Fact of the Day
    Jun 9, 2015 - FACT: Two Russian firms targeted with U.S. sanctions due to Russia’s invasion of Ukraine were approved for more than $1 billion in U.S. taxpayer-subsidized financing from the Export-Import Bank. According to articles in the Wall Street Journal and Investor’s Business Daily, one of these Russian stat... More
  • FSC Majority | Week in Review
    Jun 5, 2015 - Subcommittee Conducts Oversight on Hurricane Sandy Claims The need to reform the National Flood Insurance Program and allegations that Hurricane Sandy victims were cheated out of flood insurance claims due to bogus home inspection reports were the focus of a hearing on Tuesday held by the Housing an... More
  • Hensarling: An Open Letter to Republicans on the Ex-Im Bank
    Jun 4, 2015 - LINK TO STORY The 80-year old Export-Import Bank will begin to wind down on June 30, unless Congress renews it again. Republicans in the House and Senate need to let it expire—and as chairman of the House Financial Services Committee, I am helping lead the charge to see that we do. Ex-Im arranges t... More
  • FSC DIGITAL SHORT: Ex-Im By The Numbers
    Jun 3, 2015 - CLICK HERE TO WATCH This morning the House Financial Services Committee released its latest video: Ex-Im By the Numbers. The 50-second video includes information about the $112 billion in taxpayer money Ex-Im puts at risk, that 99 percent of U.S. exports are successful without Ex-Im, and figures on... More
  • Hensarling: To support more robust economic growth, economic justice and equal opportunity for all, it is time to wind down Ex-Im.
    Jun 3, 2015 - CLICK HERE TO WATCH Financial Services Committee Chairman Jeb Hensarling (R-TX) delivered the following opening statement at today’s full committee hearing to examine the Export-Import Bank’s reauthorization request. This is the committee’s third hearing on Ex-Im this year: I begin my comments by a... More
  • Witnesses Testify Export-Import Bank Tilts Playing Field Against U.S. Workers
    Jun 3, 2015 - Witnesses appearing before the House Financial Services Committee today at a hearing on the Export-Import Bank are testifying that Ex-Im harms some American jobs, tilts the playing field against some U.S. companies and has problems with corruption. Excerpts from their submitted testimony are below: ... More
  • Editorial: Congress should let Ex-Im charter expire
    Jun 1, 2015 - By Dallas Morning News Editorial Board June 1, 2015 Congress returns to its business facing a question that manifestly affects our business: How much should the federal government jam a meaty thumb onto the scale and favor one company over another? This is what the Export-Import Bank of the United ... More
  • ICYMI: $25,887,000,000,000
    May 26, 2015 - By Wall Street Journal Editorial Board May 25, 2015 LINK TO STORY The Federal Reserve Bank of Richmond has again done the public service of toting up all the implied and explicit government guarantees backing the U.S. financial system. Are you sitting down? Richmond Fed researchers find that as of ... More
  • FSC Majority | Week in Review
    May 22, 2015 - Committee Passes 13 Jobs Bills The committee passed 13 bills on Wednesday to help Main Street businesses gain access to the capital they need to grow and create jobs. "We still have millions and millions of our fellow countrymen, hardworking moderate-income taxpayers, who find themselves with stagna... More