Reform Message Delivered at Hearing

In this update: 1. WDC testifies for reform at Assembly hearing 2. Loan shark regulation runs into roadblock Reform Message Delivered at Hearing 

Email date: 10/8/09

In this update:
1. WDC testifies for reform at Assembly hearing
2. Loan shark regulation runs into roadblock

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WDC testifies for reform at Assembly hearing
The Democracy Campaign’s director spelled out the key elements needed in legislation overhauling how state elections are financed that will be developed by the Assembly Elections and Campaign Reform Committee after a series of public hearings that started today. To read WDC’s testimony, go here.

The next hearing in the committee’s "Clean Elections Tour" will be held in the Milwaukee area next Wednesday at 2 p.m. The third and final hearing will be Thursday the 15th at 1 p.m. in Eau Claire.

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Loan shark regulation runs into roadblock
A legislative proposal to rein in legalized loan sharking in Wisconsin by limiting the interest rates so-called "payday lenders" can charge is running into obstacles. You think this might have something to do with it?