Posts Tagged ‘Payday Lending’

  • Florida Faith Community Comes to Capitol

    Feb 27, 18 • 482 Views • LegislationComments Off on Florida Faith Community Comes to Capitol

    Payday Lending Expansion is Unacceptable, Usury Must End Clergy representing the Florida faith community converged on the Capitol Building in Tallahassee this morning, calling on lawmakers to reject a payday loan expansion bill and instead to cap payday...

  • Payday Lending Bill Sponsor Makes Faulty Arguments At Florida Committee Hearing

    Feb 13, 18 • 256 Views • LegislationComments Off on Payday Lending Bill Sponsor Makes Faulty Arguments At Florida Committee Hearing

    Testimony Clouds Debt Trap Nature of Payday Loans Contending that a federal Consumer Financial Protection Bureau rule makes legalization of a new 200% interest payday lending product necessary, Rep. James Grant pushed HB 857 through the House Appropriations...

  • Faith Leaders Speak Out, Send Open Letter to Florida Lawmakers on High-Cost Payday Lending

    Feb 8, 18 • 238 Views • LegislationComments Off on Faith Leaders Speak Out, Send Open Letter to Florida Lawmakers on High-Cost Payday Lending

    Lawmakers Should Listen and Put the Brakes onBill Expanding 200% Payday Lending in Florida As Florida lawmakers move a bill legalizing a new 200% interest payday loan through legislative committees, faith leaders are urging them to kill the bill and get...