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2021 Legislative Roundup

In Spring 2020, the coalition launched into the 102nd General Assembly to advance bold solutions to help narrow the racial wealth divide. Here is a roundup of the legislation we worked on. We are grateful to our legislative and organizational allies the fight for financial inclusion and a more just economy for all Illinoisans.

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January 12, 2021

Historic legislation to prevent predatory loans passes Illinois General Assembly

For Immediate Release: January 13, 2021 Contact: Abe Scarr, Illinois PIRG, abe@illinoispirg.org,...

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June 21, 2019

2019 Legislative Roundup: Illinois Takes Steps to Help Families Build Financial Security

IABG advocates for policies that close the racial wealth divide, expand savings opportunities, and...

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May 31, 2019

Illinois Senate Passes Children's Savings Account Legislation

ILLINOIS CSA PROGRAM WOULD BE THE LARGEST IN THE COUNTRY & MAKE IT 3 TIMES MORE LIKELY...

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May 21, 2019

Debt Collection Reform Passes out of the General Assembly

On a vote of 55-0-0, the Consumer Fairness Act of 2019 (HB88) passed out of the Senate today with...

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May 1, 2019

2019 Legislative Update

By Sarah Martin, Policy & Advocacy Intern for Heartland Alliance IABG advocates for policies...

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March 25, 2019

Legislation Capping Title Loan Interest Rates Passes out of Committee

This year, we are continuing our campaign to pass the Fair Lending Act (HB2468), which caps...

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