Quorum Report: Villareal Says He’s The Only “Yes” Vote On His Committee For Payday Reform (Paywall)

May 8, 2013

Mostyn sounds confident Houston will enact its own regulations.

Despite being the only “yes” vote on his committee, a clearly frustrated Rep. Mike Villarreal told reportersWednesday morning that he’s not giving up in the fight for what he called “meaningful” payday lending reform.

Villarreal, D-San Antonio, said there are 3 hard “no” votes on the Investments & Financial Services Committee, but he refused to say who they are. He also would not go into detail about the discussions he’s having with other members of the committee who he believes could be convinced to vote yes. Read more here.