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18 nov Payday Loan Business Divides and Conquers at Capitol

Payday Loan Business Divides and Conquers at Capitol

Customer advocates and Democrats are split over a Senate bill that will impose light laws on payday and lenders that are auto-title.

This past year, payday and auto-title lenders stuck Texans with over $1.25 billion in costs on loans holding rates of interest that frequently top 500 percent. Churches, charities, customer advocates and borrowers have actually increasingly expressed security concerning the power that is destructive of unregulated short-term loans. Advocates stumbled on the Legislature this session hoping to break straight straight down about what they characterize being an industry that is out-of-control. Now, the reasonable lending coalition is split.

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