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Payday Industry Front Group’s “Voices of Support” Took at Least $492,000 from Payday Lenders
The elected officials listed by Floridians for Financial Choice as “Voices of Support” have accepted at least $492,300 in campaign contributions from the payday lenders.
Florida Progressives Support CFPB’s Payday Reforms, Apparently Alcee Hastings Didn’t Get the Memo
Just last week Reps. Debbie Wasserman Schultz and Patrick Murphy abandoned their support for the “Florida model” in favor of the CFPB’s approach.
A Florida Plan: How The Payday Lending Industry Bought Florida’s Political Establishment
Payday lenders have contributed more than $2.5 million to Florida candidates and political parties since 2009.
Favorite Congressman of Predatory Lenders Says Elizabeth Warren Should Be Neutered
Luetkemeyer told a conference of bankers that they need to “neuter” Elizabeth Warren, calls her “Darth Vader of financial services world.”
Payday Lenders Gave $400k to Legislators Surrounding Passage of Bill Allowing 279% APR Loans
Payday lending industry contributed more than $400,000 to Tennessee lawmakers while pushing for the Flexible Credit Act, which would legalize loan with an APR of 279%.
Report: Cheaper By The Dozen
A new report from Allied Progress details how a dozen Members of Congress were showered with campaign contributions by payday lenders within days of taking official actions that benefited the industry.
Big Oil’s Nearly $10 Million Investment Pays off in Subcommittee Vote
Members of Subcommittee that Voted to Lift Crude Oil Export Have Received At Least $9,657,913 in Campaign Contributions From the Oil and Gas Industry Over the Course of Their Careers