WASHINGTON –US Congressman Jeb Hensarling (TX-05) recently wrapped up a series of town hall meetings across the 5th Congressional District of Texas. It was an opportunity for Constituents to get an update on what’s happening in Congress and for East Texans to ask the Congressman questions about the issues they care about.
Congressman Hensarling focused his Congressional update on his efforts in Washington to roll back job-killing regulation and re-establish the Constitutional balance of power between the executive and legislative branches of government.
WASHINGTON—This week, the House marked the one-year anniversary of President Obama’s dangerous nuclear deal with Iran by passing several bills to hold Iran accountable for its illegal behavior and to block the President from granting more concession to the world’s largest state sponsor of terrorism.
WASHINGTON—Congressman Jeb Hensarling (R-TX), Chairman of the House Financial Services Committee, released the following statement after the House passed the Conscience Protection Act:
“The House took another important step today to protect life and defend every American’s First Amendment Right to follow the dictates of their conscience. The Conscience Protection Act ensures that those who are morally opposed to abortion are not forced by the government to pay for it, support it, or perform it.
WASHINGTON—Congressman Jeb Hensarling (R-TX), Chairman of the House Financial Services Committee and co-founder of the Article I Project (A1P), released the following statement after the House passed and he voted for the Separation of Powers Act (H.R. 4768). This bill, introduced by Rep. John Ratcliffe (R-TX), is the first A1P initiative produce by the project’s members.
WASHINGTON—U.S. Congressman Jeb Hensarling (R-TX), chairman of the House Financial Services Committee, delivered the following remarks on the House Floor after the tragic police shooting in Dallas that left five officers dead, seven wounded:
WASHINGTON—Congressman Jeb Hensarling (R-TX) released the following statement after five officers in Dallas were shot and killed in the line of duty:
“This tragedy literally hits close to home. This act of evil and cowardice took place just a few miles away from where my family goes to sleep every night—a place I’ve called home for more than 30 years. This tragic event reminds us that so much of our safety depends on that thin blue line—those that put their lives on the line for us each and every day.
WASHINGTON—Congressman Jeb Hensarling (R-TX) released the following statement after Speaker Ryan sent a letter to the Director of National Intelligence requesting that he refrain from providing classified briefings to former Secretary Clinton:
WASHINGTON— Congressman Jeb Hensarling (TX-05) issued the following statement in response to the Department of Defense decision to change regulations and allow transgender individuals to serve in the military:
WASHINGTON—Congressman Jeb Hensarling (R-TX), Chairman of the House Financial Services Committee, issued the following statement after the Benghazi Select Committee released its final report:
WASHINGTON – Today the U.S. Supreme Court, in a 5-3 ruling in Whole Woman’s Health vs. Hellerstedt, struck down a Texas law requiring abortion clinics to meet certain health and safety standards. Congressman Jeb Hensarling (R-TX) issued the following statement on the decision: