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Citizen Action of Wisconsin and the national People’s Action Institute to urge the federal Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) to adopt new, national rules reining in payday lenders. more

Aug 9, 2016 4:25 PM News Features 6 Comments

Arguing that the Republican-authored state budget was so bad it could not be fixed and that the Republican majority would not allow any of their amendments to get a more

Jun 26, 2013 12:04 AM News Features

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Nov 23, 2011 1:09 PM I Hate Hollywood

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Apr 13, 2011 7:59 PM I Hate Hollywood

The Wisconsin Democracy Campaign has totaled up lobbyist activity on the various payday loan bills pending in the state Legislature. The various lobbyists spent a whopping $669,000 on trying to derail reform. And that was just in 2009. .. more

Mar 4, 2010 8:59 PM Daily Dose

Internet payday lender Arrowhead Investments Inc. lost a class-action suit brought by almost 1,300 people in Wisconsin who say the lender didn’t comply with the Wisconsin Consumer Act and the federal Truth in Lending Act. The UW Law School’s Consu.. more

Feb 22, 2010 8:34 PM Daily Dose

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Aug 12, 2009 12:00 AM Around MKE 10 Comments

To the Editor: In response to Lisa Kaiser’s article – “Predatory Lenders Beware,” I wanted to provide an alternative view. Specifically, I’d like to address the perspective of Metro Milwaukee consumers living paycheck to paycheck and how a rece.. more

Jun 17, 2009 4:00 AM Daily Dose

Legislation would limit interest charged by payday and auto title lenders Patr Comment on this article at ,News Features more

Jun 3, 2009 12:00 AM News Features

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Dec 17, 2008 12:00 AM Around MKE

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