An extensive coalition of faith and civic groups attempted unsuccessfully in 2012 to assemble sufficient signatures to force a statewide vote on high-interest lending reform. Their proposition capped the apr at 36%.

An extensive coalition of faith and civic groups attempted unsuccessfully in 2012 to assemble sufficient signatures to force a statewide vote on high-interest lending reform. Their proposition capped the apr at 36%. Their efforts came across with intense resistance through the industry. Paid “blockers” harassed volunteers signatures that are gathering. An attorney falsely told church …

An extensive coalition of faith and civic groups attempted unsuccessfully in 2012 to assemble sufficient signatures to force a statewide vote on high-interest lending reform. Their proposition capped the apr at 36%. Read More »