Congressman Jeb Hensarling

Representing the 5th District of Texas

Press Releases

Aug 1, 2017

WASHINGTON – U.S. Congressman Jeb Hensarling (TX-5) will host a town hall meeting in Rusk to give an update on recent actions taken by the House of Representatives and hear from the residents of Cherokee County about the issues that are important to them.

The discussion will be held on Wednesday, August 9th at 10:15 a.m. CT at the Rusk Public Library Meeting Room.

WHAT:  Town Hall Meeting and Legislative Update

WHEN: Wednesday, August 9, 2017 at 10:15 a.m. CT

Jul 28, 2017

WASHINGTON – U.S. Congressman Jeb Hensarling (TX-5) released the following statement after the United States Senate failed to repeal and replace Obamacare:

Jul 28, 2017

WASHINGTON—Congressman Jeb Hensarling (TX-5) released the following statement on the largest expansion of veterans’ benefits in over a decade:

Jul 27, 2017

WASHINGTON—Congressman Jeb Hensarling (TX-5) released the following statements after voting in favor of legislation to bolster military preparedness, enhance care for our veterans, unlock energy potential, maintain and improve upon the strength of our armed services, and fund President Trump’s request for a border wall:

Defense Appropriations Bill:

Jul 14, 2017

WASHINGTON—Congressman Jeb Hensarling (TX-5) released the following statement in support of the House passage of the FY18 National Defense Authorization Act:

“Article I, Section 8 of the Constitution grants Congress the power to provide for the common defense. It is our job to ensure that our women and men have the funding and support needed to protect our country.

Jul 12, 2017

WASHINGTON—Congressman Jeb Hensarling (TX-5), Chairman of the House Financial Services Committee, today spoke with CNBC’s Squawk Box and Bloomberg TV’s Bloomberg Daybreak ahead of the committee’s hearing with Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen.

Click here to watch CNBC Squawk Box or click here to watch Bloomberg Daybreak.

Jun 30, 2017

WASHINGTON—Yesterday, Congressman Jeb Hensarling (TX-5) met with North Forney High School AP Student and 2017 Congressional Art Competition winner for the 5th District of Texas, Amanda Villarreal. Villarreal’s artwork is titled “Friday Night Lights” and will remain on display in the U.S. Capitol for a year.

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

Jun 29, 2017

WASHINGTON—Congressman Jeb Hensarling (R-TX) today released the following statement in response to passage of Kate’s Law and No Sanctuary for Criminals Act which contains Sarah and Grant’s Law:

Jun 26, 2017

WASHINGTON—Congressman Jeb Hensarling (R-TX) announced he will host a live tele-town hall event across the 5th Congressional District of Texas on Monday, June 26, 2017, at 7 p.m. CT. 

Jun 21, 2017

WASHINGTON—Yesterday, Congressman Hensarling (TX-05) met with Monica Attaway, a recipient of the Congressional Award Gold Medal for outstanding commitment and service to her community. Attaway plans to attend Texas A&M and pursue a degree in Zoology.