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Wednesday, May 02, 2007
TOP TALE Opponents fight payday lenders
By JOHN HOFHEIMERLeader staff journalist
Inspite of the state General AssemblyвЂ™s failure to criminalize consumer that is high-interest throughout the 2007 session, just finished, there was progress on a few fronts, based on Hank Klein, founder of Arkansans Against Abusive Payday Lending (AAAPL.)
Into the Arkansas House, lawmakers voted overwhelmingly to just take not merely the attention but in addition the main away from pay day loans. But members of the Arkansas Financial Services Association sandbagged the balance when you look at the Senate Commerce and Banking Subcommittee with some well-placed $500 campaign efforts.
Pay day loans are tiny loans, often $100 to $500, created for on average week or two, Klein stated.