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Payday Lenders Continue to Work Around the Rules

Walker Evans Walker Evans

From The Dispatch: Bill would close payday loopholes By Jim Siegel With the Ohio Department of Commerce either unwilling or unable to take action, state lawmakers are ready to take another swing at payday lenders. About 1,000 payday-lending stores have continued to operate in Ohio and charge fees well above the 28 percent cap on […]


The Unofficial 2008 Election Results

Walker Evans Walker Evans The Unofficial 2008 Election Results

Obama wins presidency in a landslide. Ohio just barely goes blue. Franklin County goes for Obama 59% to 40%. Richard Cordray wins Ohio Attorney General. Steve Austria wins U.S. Congress – District 7. Pat Tiberi wins U.S. Congress – District 12. U.S. Congress – District 15 is still too close to call (as of midnight) […]


Voters Likely To Decide Payday Lending Repeal

Walker Evans Walker Evans

NBC4i.com wrote Voters Likely To Decide Payday Lending Repeal Monday, Sep 15, 2008 By Denise Yost It appears that voters will get a chance to decide on a repeal of laws governing payday lenders in Ohio. Rallys to support payday lenders came hard and fast as caps on interest of payday lenders was placed at […]


Strickland signs payday-lending bill in Ohio law


The Dispatch wrote Strickland signs payday-lending bill Tuesday, June 3, 2008 By Jim Siegel Gov. Ted Strickland yesterday signed tough new restrictions on short-term lending in Ohio that supporters say will put an end to a payday loan industry that does far more harm than good for Ohioans in financial trouble. When the law takes […]


Ohio GOP Lawmakers Propose Payday Loan Cap


The Dispatch wrote GOP bill stuns payday lenders Wednesday, April 30, 2008 By Jim Siegel After months of debate over whether to cap payday-lending interest rates at 36 percent, House Republican leaders tossed a sharp curveball yesterday by proposing a 28 percent cap. Stunning both the payday-lending industry and consumer advocates, House Financial Institutions Chairman […]


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