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Silly Cato Op-Ed Says Payday Loans Can’t Be Bad If People Keep Coming Back for More
Wonder what Cato’s Thaya Knight thinks of the health benefits of heroin?
Koch-Funded Group Recycles Anti-CFPB Talking Points from Shady Koch-Tied Astroturf Group
Koch-Funded Americans for Prosperity operative writes an op-ed bashing the CFPB using the same debunked talking points pushed by Koch-Tied Protect America’s Consumers.
Shady Astroturf Group Creates Anti-CFPB Attack Ad About Pretend Donors to Pretend Campaign
The previous organization employing Protect America’s Consumers CEO Stephen Gates had hypothetical (fake) constituents write (forge) letters to Members of Congress.
Reality Check: Payday Trade Group Offers One Falsehood After Another to CBS News in Defense of Industry
This payday industry trade group will stop at nothing to mislead lawmakers and the public about payday lending.
Reality Check: Highly Paid Payday Industry Mouthpiece Who Opposes Reform Thinks CFPB’s Reform Efforts Are “Rushed”
Dennis Shaul things things are being rushed!?! The CFPB proposed outline of the new payday lending rule over a year ago.
Latest “Protect America’s Consumers” Ads Targeting Senators Riddled with Misinformation
Protect America’s Consumers released a new round of misleading advertisements targeting Senators. Here’s a fact check.
Debbie Wasserman Schultz Struggles Under Tough Media Questioning Over Support for Payday Lenders
Wasserman Schultz nonsensically claims that Florida “could certainly have better” consumer protections against payday lenders but CFPB should use Florida as a model for other states.
What Did a Pair of Payday-Backed Congressman Do After a Tribe-Linked Lender Was Indicted?
What did a pair of Congressmen do after a payday lender was indicted for using native american tribes to evade regulations?
Why is Hilary Hiding HIS Emails?
Why is this payday lending front group blocking the release of its emails with a professor whose pro-industry research it commissioned?
Reality Check: Lobbyist Misleads Readers in Op-Ed on Florida’s Weak Payday Lending Laws
The Florida model is a payday lender’s dream: riddled with loopholes and massive interest rates. Average borrower takes out 9 loans.