April 4, 2018
The Pastors Had a Message But It Wasn't the Gospel. They Lobbied for Payday Loans.
February 20, 2018
Editorial: Reject Changes On Payday Loans
Tampa Bay Times
February 8, 2018
Preachers Oppose Payday Loan Expansion
September 27, 2017
Announcement of Public Proposal to the Constitutional Revision Commission for Lending Rate Cap:
Religious Leaders Gather to Support Payday Loan Legislation
Faith Leaders Call for Payday Lending Rate Cap
Ministers Want New Restrictions on Payday Lenders
Big Bend Faith Leaders Call for Cap on Payday Loan Interest Rates
Religious Leaders Seek Cap on Payday Loans
Church Leaders Seek Cap on Payday Loans
August 4, 2016
Press Statement - St. Petersburg Resolution
St. Petersburg City Council passes resolution in support of a strong payday loan rule by the CFPB
April 22, 2016
Wasserman Schultz wrong on payday loans
Florida's congressional delegation is in rare bipartisan support on an issue. Unfortunately, it's the wrong issue.
April 7, 2016
View the letter we've sent to our US Senators: Please support the CFPB
March 17, 2016
Religious Groups Call On DNC Chair To Denounce Pro-Payday Loan Bill
“It’s one thing to know that payday loans devastate families, but it’s another thing to see it,” said Elder Lee Harris, Mount Olive Primitive Baptist Church in Jacksonville.
March 3, 2016
Lawmakers should try fund-raising by payday loan terms
Palm Beach Post
Murphy, Hastings and Wasserman-Schultz are three of the principal South Florida backers of this legislation to sideline consumer protection against unscrupulous lenders.
March 1, 2016
DNC Chair Joins GOP Attack on Elizabeth Warren's Agency
The Huffington Post
Payday lenders get a new ally.
February 20, 2016
Title loans trap Florida Consumers in debt, critics say
Terms typically require the loans, including interest and fees, to be paid ... back in full within 45 days, including payday loans and some title loans.
January 30, 2016
Editorial: Cheers and Jeers
Jeer: Nearly all of Florida's congressional delegation, for seeking to block federal efforts to regulate payday lenders.
January 26, 2016
Why Is Florida's Congressional Delegation Defending Predatory Lenders?
It is hard to rein in the payday lending industry when lawmakers keep protecting it.
January 1, 2016
CRL Iowa Payday Loans Key Findings Memo
New Polling Shows 82% of likely GOP Caucus-Attendees Oppose High Interest Rate Loans.
June 3, 2015
Consumer advocates fire back at Florida congressional delegation over payday lending
An alliance of consumer advocates has fired back at Florida’s delegation to the U.S. House of Representatives over its support for the payday lending industry.
May 1, 2015
Florida Congressional delegation criticizes proposed rules on payday lending
The payday lending industry has made campaign contributions to Florida legislators and their political action committees in the past.
April 23, 2015
Borrower beware: Title, payday lenders are back
"The ads for payday and title loans businesses say they are here to help people in a financial bind, but consumer experts say that help could end up costing much more than you planned."
Floridians for Responsible Lending