High-powered lobbyists when it comes to lenders filled the audience at the hearing, one of them former Texas home Speaker Gib Lewis. He represents Cottonwood Financial, which has The Cash Store — the business that loaned money to Preston White. The speaker that is former lobby agreements with payday loan providers among others worth as much as $785,000 this season. Lewis registered a situation contrary to the bill but would not testify in the hearing.

High-powered lobbyists when it comes to lenders filled the audience at the hearing, one of them former Texas home Speaker Gib Lewis. He represents Cottonwood Financial, which has The Cash Store — the business that loaned money to Preston White. The speaker that is former lobby agreements with payday loan providers among others worth as much as $785,000 this season. Lewis registered a situation contrary to the bill but would not testify in the hearing. Scott Sheehan, legal counsel and...

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