Chairman Jeb Hensarling

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  • MEDIA ADVISORY: Committee Schedule for the Week of May 11
    May 8, 2015 - Financial Services Committee Chairman Jeb Hensarling (R-TX) today announced the committee’s hearing schedule for the week of May 11. Wednesday, May 13 at 9:30 A.M. - The Oversight and Investigations Subcommittee will hold a hearing entitled “The Dodd-Frank Act and Regulatory Overreach.” The hearing ... More
  • Hensarling and Duffy Comment on Investigation into Fed Leak
    May 5, 2015 - Financial Services Committee Chairman Jeb Hensarling (R-TX) and Oversight and Investigations Subcommittee Chairman Sean Duffy (R-WI) released the following statement on Tuesday regarding the committee’s investigation into a leak of market-sensitive information from the Federal Open Market Committee:... More
  • Obama Threatens to Veto Bill Giving Small Business Greater Voice in CFPB Rulemaking
    May 4, 2015 - As America celebrates Small Business Week, here’s an important editorial on President Obama’s threat to veto H.R. 1195, a bipartisan bill designed to give small businesses the opportunity to have their voices heard at the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB). The bill passed the Financial Ser... More
  • ICYMI: The Bank to Nowhere
    May 1, 2015 - By KIMBERLEY A. STRASSEL May 1, 2015 LINK TO STORY In October 2005, earmarks were a Washington fact of life. Then former Oklahoma Sen.Tom Coburn took to the floor to decry pork spending for Alaska’s “Bridge to Nowhere.” The phrase became a national rallying cry against government waste. It required... More
  • FSC Majority | Week in Review
    May 1, 2015 - Subcommittee Examines Impact of International Standards on U.S. Insurance Competitiveness The Housing and Insurance Subcommittee held a hearing on Wednesday to review the impact that international regulatory standards could have on the competitiveness of insurers in America. Subcommittee Chairman Bl... More
  • Subcommittees Examine the Export-Import Bank’s Mandates
    Apr 30, 2015 - The Financial Services Subcommittee on Monetary Policy and Trade and the Oversight and Government Reform Subcommittee on Health Care, Benefits and Administrative Rules held the second in a series of hearings on Thursday on the Export-Import Bank. At Thursday’s hearing, the subcommittees examined the... More
  • Subcommittee Discusses Impact International Regulatory Standards Could Have on U.S.Insurance Competitiveness
    Apr 29, 2015 - The Financial Services Subcommittee on Housing and Insurance, chaired by Rep. Blaine Luetkemeyer (R-MO), held a hearing on Wednesday to examine the impact international regulatory standards could have on the competitiveness of U.S. insurers. “Our nation enjoys the most robust, policyholder-centric ... More
  • Subcommittee Focuses on Solutions to Help Small Businesses Grow
    Apr 29, 2015 - The Financial Services Subcommittee on Capital Markets and Government Sponsored Enterprises, chaired by Rep. Scott Garrett (R-NJ), held a hearing on Wednesday to review proposals designed to reduce regulatory burdens so small companies can gain access to job-creating capital. “Since 2011, this Subc... More
  • Committee Schedule for the Week of April 27
    Apr 27, 2015 - Financial Services Committee Chairman Jeb Hensarling (R-TX) announced the following hearing schedule for the week of April 27: Wednesday, April 29th at 10:00 A.M.- The Housing and Insurance Subcommittee will hold a hearing to examine the impact of international regulatory standards on the competitiv... More
  • WSJ: The Peculiar Uses of a Taxpayer Bank
    Apr 27, 2015 - The Peculiar Uses of a Taxpayer Bank A look at the Export-Import Bank’s beneficiaries suggests that sometimes it works against U.S. interests abroad. By Mark Pfeifle Only in Washington can a prominent example of corporate welfare be described as a “critical element” of America’s national security. ... More