Congressman Jeb Hensarling

Representing the 5th District of Texas

Press Releases

Jul 13, 2016

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. 

Jul 12, 2016

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.

Jul 8, 2016

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. 

Jul 8, 2016

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:

 

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Jul 7, 2016

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:

Jun 30, 2016

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:

Jun 28, 2016

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:

Jun 27, 2016

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:

Jun 23, 2016

WASHINGTON--Congressman Jeb Hensarling (TX-05), chairman of the House Financial Services Committee, issued the following statement in response to the Supreme Court’s 4-4 ruling in United States v. Texas:

Jun 23, 2016

WASHINGTON--Today, Emma Sumrow of Forney was recognized at the United States Capitol for winning this year’s 5th District of Texas Congressional Art Competition.

Emma attends North Forney High School and won for her acrylic painting which she said was inspired by an East Texas gator farm she recently visited.

“I really wanted to turn a dingy, swamp-like scene into one of color and beauty,” said Emma.  “It’s an honor to represent Forney and to have my painting hanging in the halls of the U.S. Capitol.”

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