ALEC is coming to Texas, and Joe Straus is helping to throw a “welcome party.”
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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.
The Lead And now the real work begins. The 83rd Legislature was all pomp and ceremony on its opening day. Today lawmakers begin getting […]
Despite all evidence to the contrary, some conservative lawmakers argue that they actually increased school funding. It’s a dishonest myth with incredible staying power.