Two Different Trials of Payday Lenders, Same Old Story

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By Jim Lardner, Americans for Financial Reform Payday lenders Scott Tucker and Charles Hallinan are each facing trials for doing what payday lenders do best: cheating consumers out of their hard earned paychecks. Hallinan and Tucker have each been charged for veiling their businesses as other...
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Trump’s Burdensome and Costly Deregulatory Agenda

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By Sam Berger, Center for American Progress Today, the White House will hold an event discussing the steps the Trump administration has taken to eliminate commonsense protections for consumers, workers, and the environment, as well as its plans to continue these efforts in the coming year.* The...
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What to Watch Out for in Trump’s Speech on Regulation Later This Morning

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By Heidi Shierholz, Economic Policy Institute President Trump is scheduled to give a speech later this morning about his administration’s regulatory agenda. Given the administration’s statements and actions since Trump took office in January—one of his first actions after taking office was to...
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Interior Secretary Zinke’s Assault on America’s Public Lands

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By Theo Spencer, Natural Resources Defense Council You may not be aware that the US Department of Interior controls one fifth of the land in the United States—including our national parks, and 35,000 miles of coastline—and manages the drinking water of one in 10 Americans. Most people also...
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