Tag Archive: Senate committee

Apr 09 2013

State fails consumers: Predatory lenders to continue bad business

Statement from Joe Sanchez, AARP Texas Associate State Director for Advocacy, on the Senate Committee on Business and Commerce’s passage of Senate Bill 1247: “The Senate Committee on Business and Commerce took a step backwards today that will leave tens of thousands of Texans exposed to abusive payday and auto title loans. SB 1247, by …

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Jan 31 2013

School Safety

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Chairmen of two influential Senate committees unveiled a plan Tuesday that would give local school districts the power to enhance security on campus. Senate Finance Committee Chair Tommy Williams of Houston and Criminal Justice Committee Chair John Whitmire of Houston told reporters that the state must take action to prevent a mass shooting like the …

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