Court Blocks Class Action Suit Against Payday Lender

by | Thu, Jul 17, 2014 at 11:30 CST
An appeals court derailed a class action lawsuit aimed at keeping payday lenders from using the criminal justice system to file charges against debtors.
Lt. Gov. Dewhurst and Sen. Jane Nelson (R-Flower Mound) at Wednesday's press conference discuss SB 7 and 8. by

Jane Nelson Takes the Gavel

At Tuesday's meeting of the Senate Finance Committee, few policy details—but a preview of a potentially rocky road next session.

Sen. Jane Nelson was once a sodomy-fighting back-bencher in the Texas Senate. Today, she presides over the powerful Senate Finance Committee. How will she use h...Read More