When first I read about the low-jinks of Rep. Don Wells, it was hard to believe. This week the Cabool Republican staged the most self-serving House committee hearing possible to imagine.
Acting in behalf of the ailing chairman of the House Financial Institutions committee, Wells held what he called a “lending presentation,” in which payday loan promoters were invited to explain the values of their industry but the other side was excluded.
To compound the outrage, Wells himself is owner of a payday loan business...
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