Congressman Jeb Hensarling

Representing the 5th District of Texas

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Aug 17, 2017
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Congressman Jeb Hensarling answered a wide variety of questions at Friday’s town hall in Kaufman, but many concerned the Affordable Care Act along with the related subject of tax reform.

Aug 10, 2017
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Congressman Jeb Hensarling was in Athens on Thursday for a Town Hall meeting at the Senior Citizens Center. About 75 people attended the question-and-answer session.

Hensarling represents the 5th Congressional District, which includes Henderson and Kaufman counties.

Aug 10, 2017
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Fifth District U.S. Congressman Jeb Hensarling shared his view of the current workings of Congress, then fielded questions from the Athens Kiwanis Club during a meeting at Tilo’s Cuisine and Bakery on Thursday.

Aug 10, 2017
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Congressman Jeb Hensarling addressed a large crowd in Canton at the Farm Bureau today, and answered multiple questions from the audience. In his opening statement, he said that the House of Representatives has been on call throughout the summer, and if called by the Speaker to return to the Capitol, he would head back within 72 hours to vote on important legislation.

Aug 9, 2017
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Represenative Jeb Hensarling stopped by the Tyler Area Chamber of Commerce on Wednesday morning as part of a tour through East Texas during the Congressional summer recess.  

Aug 9, 2017
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U.S. Rep. Jeb Hensarling (R-TX 5th District) said Wednesday he was “sorely disappointed” in the Senate's failure to revamp Obamacare but expressed confidence that Congress would repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act.

Jun 21, 2017
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Texas Republican Rep. Jeb Hensarling told a conference of mortgage bankers Wednesday his 2013 bill that would have ended Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac still remains the best path forward for reform of the housing finance market.

Jun 9, 2017
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With the financial system imploding in 2008, Treasury Secretary Henry Paulson and Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke implored Congress to authorize $700 billion to bail out the banks or risk a total meltdown.

Jun 7, 2017
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WASHINGTON – The U.S. House is expected to pass sweeping legislation Thursday sponsored by Texas Republican Jeb Hensarling that would roll back major pieces of the Dodd-Frank Act, the banking law passed by Democrats in the wake of the 2007-2008 financial crisis.

Apr 12, 2017
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Few Americans are familiar with the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, but it is the most powerful and least accountable Washington bureaucracy in history and a perfect example of the political left’s dangerous belief that the ends always justify the means.