More Than 100 House Members Send Letter Urging Strong CFPB Payday Rule

Members Applaud Bureau for First Step in Regulating Small-Dollar Lending Industry Washington, D.C.- Today, 104 House Members, led by Congresswoman Maxine Waters (D-CA), Ranking Member of the Committee on Financial Services, sent a letter to the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) urging it to adopt a strong final payday lending rule and close loopholes that harm consumers. Congress gave the …

28 Senators call for CFPB to strengthen payday lending rule

28 Senators, led by Senators Brown Coons, Durbin, and Merkley, signed onto a letter in support of a strong final CFPB small-dollar lending rule. The detailed letter is a powerful call to the CFPB to strengthen its final rule and ensure that we stop the debt trap. Read the full letter. “We believe that the CFPB’s efforts will help to …

Payday Reform News: Week of May 31

May 27, 2016 Kansas City Star Hopes soar on effort against payday loans Other Top Stories: May 31, 2016 Columbia Missourian CARL KENNEY: It’s time to stop financial predators from gouging the vulnerable Payday lenders are gangsters protected by our state government. They wreak havoc on families who make the decision to pay high interest rates because they have few …