Monday was the first day to pre-file bills for next year’s 84th Texas Legislature—and it saw measures on taxes, daylight savings time and nullification.
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In this week’s WTF Friday: Hold Greg Abbott in contempt? Greg Abbott is holding US in contempt. Dan Flynn vs. Muslims, Jews. Louie Gohmert. Steve Stockman.
Dan Flynn defends plastic bags, Louie Gohmert dishes a zinger on climate change, and a beaver flip-flops on its endorsement of Dan Patrick.
Late into the night, the payday loan industry strutted its stuff before a very friendly House committee. The hearing came just a week after the Senate passed a surprisingly tough bill that the industry insists would shut down most of Texas’ 3,400 payday and auto-title storefronts. Even though the legislation aired last night is a faint shadow the Senate bill, it got a rough treatment from six of the seven committee members.