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Rep. Hensarling Blasts Export-Import Bank As ‘Special Privilege’

A Republican House committee chairman scolded Boeing Co. and a large U.S. trade group on Monday for lobbying to keep the Export-Import Bank alive, saying their efforts amounted to petitioning for “special privilege.” Rep. Jeb Hensarling wrote a scathing letter …

House Committee Approves TRIA Renewal Bill with NARAB Amendment

The House Financial Services Committee today voted to report out a bill to extend the federal terrorism insurance program for another five years. The bill also contains some reforms of the Terrorism Risk Insurance Act (TRIA) and an insurance producer …

Financial Firms Fear Hensarling May Fill Gap Left by Cantor’s Exit

Wall Street could count on Eric Cantor to take its side in the U.S. Congress. It won’t have the same luck with a top lawmaker in line to replace him. House Financial Services Committee Chairman Jeb Hensarling, who twice voted …

MetLife Unwavering in Battle Over Systemic Risk Rules

Steven Kandarian got MetLife Inc. out of banking to escape Federal Reserve oversight. Now, the insurer is fighting again to avoid the central bank’s reach. Kandarian, MetLife’s chief executive officer, has called regulatory uncertainty the primary challenge to meeting profit …

Dodd-Frank, Flood Insurance Foe Hensarling Faces Test on TRIA Renewal

When Jeb Hensarling took over the congressional panel that spawned the Dodd-Frank Act, he vowed to roll back the landmark Wall Street law and eliminate government programs that backstop private markets. More than a year later, the Texas Republican is …

Key House Republicans Oppose Delaying Flood Insurance Increases

The effort to delay huge increases in insurance premiums for homeowners in flood-prone areas faces a skeptical House chairman who is largely standing behind the changes Congress oversaw in the nation’s flood insurance program less than two years ago. Rep. …