Email date: 10/8/09
In this update:
1. WDC testifies for reform at Assembly hearing
2. Loan shark regulation runs into roadblock
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.
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?