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June 1, 2018

Campaign for a 36% Cap on Title Loans Gains Wide Support

  Earlier this year, we kicked off a campaign for the Fair Lending Act (SB2843), which caps...

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May 30, 2018

This Month in DC: Payday Loan Rule Survives, but Dodd-Frank Does Not

May was a big month for consumer protection laws in DC. We won a significant victory in the fight...

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December 13, 2017

Members of Congress Introduce Bill to Repeal the National Payday Loan Rule

Ignoring the voices of families and communities who have worked for years for relief from the harms...

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October 13, 2017

CFPB’s New Payday Rule Creates Historic Protections, but More Reforms are Needed in Illinois

Last week, the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) finalized a historic, nationwide rule...

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February 7, 2017

Financial Reforms Under Attack by the New Administration

Since its enactment in 2010, the financial reform policies included in the Dodd-Frank Wall Street...

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November 11, 2016

Consumer Protection Ideas Abound at IABG Convening

Last month, the IABG coalition gathered at our #IABG2016 Partner Convening at the Federal Reserve...

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October 3, 2016

Cynthia's Story: Medical Bills & Title Loan Create a Debt Trap

Dangerous and abusive payday lenders, consumer installment lenders, and auto title...

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September 1, 2016

Wage Assignment & Consumer Protections Bill Signed into Law

The Wage Assignment & Consumer Protections Bill (SB2804) was signed into law by Governor...

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July 20, 2016

Help us Curb Payday & Auto Title Lending

The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) recently released proposed rules that aim to curb...

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