Burnt Orange Report: Houston’s Payday Lending Reform Sends Strong Message to Stagnant State Legislature
December 20, 2013
In an overwhelming vote of 15 to 2 earlier this week, the Houston City Council passed significant reforms on the predatory payday lending industry. Despite skepticism that the ordinance would be tagged, pushing the vote into the new year and risking the ordinance at the mercy of a new City Council, the measure passed with greater ease than expected. Read more here.