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The Hill: Fight over right to sue nursing homes heats up

August 7, 2017

Consumer groups are making a last ditch effort to stop the Trump administration from...

Texas AG Paxton Obtains $25 Million for the State of Texas in Illegal Debt Collecting Suit

July 26, 2017

Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton last week obtained a final judgment and permanent injunction...

Valley Morning Star: Wall Street & payday lenders push Congress to take away right to sue in court

July 25, 2017

Congress targets lending rule.

Bureau that the social- and economic-justice group Texas Appleseed deems a...

CFPB Announces Consideration of Rules to Ban Mandatory Arbitration

July 24, 2017

Most consumers do not see the mandatory arbitration language lurking in the fine print...

Poll: Voters Support CFPB, Strict Financial Regulation

July 19, 2017

As Republicans push to overhaul Dodd-Frank, a new poll shows that voters favor strict...

Lubbock Avalanche Journal: Tom Craddick

July 18, 2017

Texas Representative Tom Craddick: “I think payday lending is criminal.”

Tom Craddick – for better...

Houston Chronicle: Federal regulator wants to restore the right to join class action lawsuits

July 11, 2017

In September, the Texas Supreme Court will hear arguments in a case that started...

Consumer Financial Protection Bureau issues new rule to help people hold financial services companies accountable in court

July 10, 2017

CFPB: our new rule will restore the ability of groups of people to file or...

San Antonio Express: City takes up payday slack for the state

June 30, 2017

Payday lending business came under more regulation in the city, which prompted a lawsuit...

NPR: Dodd-Frank Replacement Bill Gives ‘Free Pass’ To Payday Lenders

May 30, 2017

NPR’s Ari Shapiro speaks to David Lazarus of the Los Angeles Timesabout his column describing...

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