Congressman Jeb Hensarling

Representing the 5th District of Texas

In The News

Aug 8, 2015

RUSK – Fielding a slew of questions during Thursday's townhall meeting at the Rusk Public Library, U.S. Congressman Jeb Hensarling assured a crowd of 60 that he remained committed to his task of holding Washington accountable to the people it serves.

Aug 7, 2015

Fifth District Congressman Jeb Hensarling met with citizens at the Senior Citizens Center in Athens on Thursday and left no doubt about his thoughts on recent actions of President Barack Obama and the U.S. Supreme Court.

Aug 7, 2015

WASHINGTON – U.S. Congressman Jeb Hensarling (TX-05) was in Mineola Friday for a town hall meeting to update the citizens of Wood County on his continued efforts to hold Washington accountable to the American people and to hear from them about the issues that are most concerning to them.

Aug 6, 2015

Congressman Jeb Hensarling hosted a Town Hall meeting at the Anderson County Courthouse Annex on Thursday.

Jul 24, 2015

Perhaps you haven’t heard that the charter for the Export-Import Bank ended on June 30. That’s right, a New Deal-era program has expired, and almost no one noticed. Pity, then, that some Republicans are working to resurrect this unnecessary subsidy for business.

Jul 20, 2015

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 declared that it would “end too big to fail” and “promote financial stability.”

Jun 25, 2015

“The world is afire with the incompetence of the Obama Administration.”

Jun 8, 2015
By almost every standard, America’s economic recovery following the 2008 recession has been disappointing. In fact, the Commerce Department just released revised estimates showing negative growth in the first quarter of this year....
Jun 4, 2015

Where is the justice in risking the taxes of average Americans to fatten the coffers of a moneyed elite?


Jun 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?