Texas banking groups are using ties to critical House members in an attempt to block a late-hour vote on financial reform legislation.

In an Oct. 30 letter, the Texas Bankers Association, the Independent Bankers Association of Texas, and the Texas Savings and Community Bankers Association, along with realty and construction trade groups, urged home- state lawmaker Martin Frost to vote against the bill if it reaches the powerful Rules Committee this year.

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