Consumer Protection

Editorial Memo: Bill to regulate debt settlement fails to protect economy from dangerous financial products

Date of Press Release: 
June 20, 2014
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To: Editorial Page Editors, Editorial Board Members, Capitol Reporters & Columnists

From: Mark Price, Labor Economist, Keystone Research Center

Date: June 20, 2014

Re: Bill to regulate debt settlement fails to protect economy from dangerous financial products

PA House OKs Payday Lending Bill that Would Trap Borrowers in Long-term Cycle of Debt

Date of Press Release: 
June 7, 2012

Memo: PA House May Take Up Bill to Legalize Predatory Payday Lending in PA

Date of Press Release: 
May 17, 2012

The Pennsylvania House approved the payday lending bill on June 6. Read KRC's statement.


To: Editorial Page Editors, Editorial Board Members, Capitol Reporters & Columnists

From: Mark Price, Labor Economist, Keystone Research Center
           717-255-7158 | price@keystoneresearch.org

Legalizing Payday Loans Bad News for PA Consumers, Economy

Date of Press Release: 
May 8, 2012

The Pennsylvania House approved the payday lending bill on June 6. Read KRC's statement.


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Bankrupt by Design: Payday Lenders Target PA Working Families

Authors: 
Mark Price
Authors: 
Stephen Herzenberg
Publication Date: 
May 8, 2012

The Pennsylvania House approved the payday lending bill on June 6. Read KRC's statement.


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