Congressman Jeb Hensarling

Representing the 5th District of Texas

Press Releases

Nov 2, 2017

WASHINGTON–U.S. Congressman Jeb Hensarling (TX-5) released the following statement after voting to protect Medicare from the Independent Payment Advisory Board (IPAB):

Nov 2, 2017

WASHINGTON–U.S. Congressman Jeb Hensarling (TX-5) released the following statement after Congress unrolled fundamental tax reform legislation:

“It has been a generation since we had meaningful reform to our tax code, and we are paying the price,” said Hensarling.

Oct 31, 2017

Today I am announcing that I will not seek re-election to the US Congress in 2018.  Although service in Congress remains the greatest privilege of my life, I never intended to make it a lifetime commitment, and I have already stayed far longer than I had originally planned.

Oct 26, 2017

WASHINGTON–U.S. Congressman Jeb Hensarling (TX-5) released the following statement after voting in favor of the Senate-passed budget resolution:

“With today’s passage of a budget resolution, Congress is able to move forward on a common goal: fundamental, pro-growth tax reform. It is past time to provide the American people with what they are asking for – meaningful reform to fix our broken system.

Oct 26, 2017

WASHINGTON–U.S. Congressman Jeb Hensarling (TX-5) released the following statement after voting in favor of the Stop Settlement Slush Funds Act of 2017 and The Sunshine for Regulatory Consent Decrees and Settlements Act of 2017. This action prohibits all federal agencies, such as the Department of Justice (DOJ), from pushing defendants to donate to political or activist groups that promote a particular political agenda. In addition, the second provision will increase federal transparency, efficiency, and balance of powers.

Oct 24, 2017

WASHINGTON–U.S. Congressman Jeb Hensarling (TX-5) released the following statement after U.S. Senator Jeff Flake (R-AZ) announced that he will not seek re-election at the conclusion of his term:

“Jeff is a dear friend and someone I worked closely with in the House of Representatives. His commitment to limited government, freedom, responsibility, and genuine compassion for people across the world will not soon be forgotten. Jeff is a strong leader and fiscal conservative who will be missed in Congress. I wish him the best of luck on his next journey.”

Oct 12, 2017

WASHINGTON–U.S. Congressman Jeb Hensarling (TX-5) released the following statement after the House voted for additional disaster relief this afternoon:

“Four years ago when NFIP received a $9.7 billion taxpayer bailout, I supported it. I also resolved not to vote for another unless and until the program was made sustainable. I said without reforms we would be faced with even more bailouts. Numerous reforms have been offered, but none enacted. So here we are today, faced with a $16 billion taxpayer bailout. Clearly, this program is unsustainable.

Oct 5, 2017

WASHINGTON–U.S. Congressman Jeb Hensarling (TX-5) released the following statement after supporting the House of Representatives’ FY 18 budget:

Oct 3, 2017

WASHINGTON–U.S. Congressman Jeb Hensarling (TX-05) released the following statement after voting in favor of the Pain-Capable Unborn Child Protection Act:

Oct 2, 2017

WASHINGTON–Yesterday, U.S. Congressman Jeb Hensarling (TX-05), Chairman of the House Financial Services Committee, spoke about Dodd-Frank repeal and tax reform on Fox News Channel’s Sunday Morning Futures with Maria Bartiromo.

Click here to view the video or on the photo below.

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