News For Thursday, May 3, 2012

Illustration by Todd Wiseman

Cities Making Their Own Payday Loan Regulations

Across Texas, city councils are beginning to take the regulation of payday and auto title lenders into their own hands. But lobbyists have also been active in opposing municipal ordinances. 

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Illustration by Todd Wiseman / Justin Dehn

Video: GenTX Targets College-Going Culture

Three key participants in "Generation Texas," an effort to improve the state's college-going culture, discuss the $3 million campaign — and their hopes for higher education attainment statewide. 

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Gage Skidmore

The Evening Brief: May 3, 2012

Your evening reading: U.S. Rep. Paul Ryan to speak at Texas GOP convention; UT regents back tuition hikes, medical school development; Medina calls for end to property tax

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