News List

  • ICYMI: Hensarling Bill Gives Credence to 'Capital Is King'
    Jun 29, 2016 - By: Stephen Matteo Miller and Chad Reese American Banker, June 28, 2016 Announcing his plan to overhaul the Dodd-Frank Act, House Financial Services Committee Chairman Jeb Hensarling signaled agreement with a growing list of policymakers and scholars who argue that the best way to prevent another fi... More
  • Financial CHOICE Act Will ‘Turbocharge the American Economy’
    Jun 28, 2016 - 15 national conservative organizations and prominent activists announced they “wholeheartedly endorse” the Financial CHOICE Act, saying the Republican plan to replace the failed Dodd-Frank Act will “turbocharge the American economy.” “If we want the economy to improve — if we want to give all Americ... More
  • ICYMI: Why Big-Wig Financial Execs Love Dodd-Frank
    Jun 28, 2016 - By: Norbert Michel Forbes, 6/28/2016 House Financial Services Committee Chairman Jeb Hensarling (R-Texas) has released a discussion draft of the Financial CHOICE Act, legislation that would replace large parts of the failed Dodd-Frank Act. It has attracted some high-profile fans. Three Nobel Prize w... More
  • WEEK IN REVIEW
    Jun 24, 2016 - Committee Questions Yellen About Interest on Excess Reserves On Wednesday, the Financial Services Committee held its semi-annual hearing on monetary policy and the economy with Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen. In its coverage of the hearing, the Wall Street Journal reported that Republicans “pres... More
  • Hensarling Makes Case for Financial CHOICE Act
    Jun 23, 2016 - WASHINGTON – House Financial Services Committee Chairman Jeb Hensarling (R-TX) on Thursday delivered the keynote address at the Heritage Foundation’s event, “The Case Against Dodd-Frank: How the ‘Consumer Protection’ Law Endangers Americans.” During his remarks, Chairman Hensarling laid out the fail... More
  • Financial CHOICE Act Released for Public Review, Nobel Prize Winning Economists and Former Treasury Secretaries Announce Support for Reforms
    Jun 23, 2016 - WASHINGTON – House Financial Services Committee Chairman Jeb Hensarling (R-TX) today publicly released a discussion draft of the Financial CHOICE Act, the Republican plan to replace the failed Dodd-Frank Act and promote economic growth. CHOICE stands for Creating Hope and Opportunity for Investors, ... More
  • Hensarling Opening Statement at Monetary Policy Hearing
    Jun 22, 2016 - Financial Services Committee Chairman Jeb Hensarling (R-TX) delivered the following opening statement at today’s full committee hearing to receive the Monetary Policy and State of the Economy report from Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen: I have been struck by some of the headlines I’ve reviewed as... More
  • Hensarling Statement on Continued Discrimination Problems at the CFPB
    Jun 21, 2016 - One-quarter of black, Asian and female employees responding to a government watchdog’s confidential survey of employees said they have been the victims of discrimination at the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB). The Government Accountability Office (GAO), which did the survey at the reque... More
  • Media Advisory: Hensarling to Make Case for Financial CHOICE Act at Heritage Foundation
    Jun 21, 2016 - WASHINGTON – House Financial Services Committee Chairman Jeb Hensarling (R-TX) will discuss the Financial CHOICE Act – the Republican plan to replace the Dodd-Frank Act and promote economic growth – at the Heritage Foundation on Thursday, June 23. The event – entitled “The Case Against Dodd-Frank: H... More
  • ICYMI: Fixing What's Wrong With Dodd-Frank — And That's A Lot
    Jun 20, 2016 - Investor's Business Daily The Republicans will soon put forth a plan to do away with the worst parts of the economy-smothering Dodd-Frank reforms. It's a welcome step toward restoring sanity to our financial markets. The Dodd-Frank Act was floated to the public on a raft of promises. It would end t... More