Even If You Can’t Pay, Payday Lenders Can Keep Looting Your Account Thanks to Texas Judge

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By Better Markets As if it wasn’t enough that new CFPB Director Kathy Kraninger was doing her best to help predatory payday lenders, a federal judge in Texas decided to leave in place a stay on the compliance date of the payday lending rule. As a result of a ruling by U.S....
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Here’s What You Can Do to Pass the Save the Internet Act

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By Free Press This just in: A key House committee passed the Save the Internet Act! This is a huge milestone. Multiple representatives who have been Net Neutrality skeptics in the past voted for this bill, citing all the contacts, stories and messages they’ve received from constituents. Thanks...
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Out-of-Season Algae Outbreaks on the Rise

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By Anne Schechinger, Environmental Working Group Outbreaks of toxic algae in U.S. waterways usually happen in warmer months. But in a sign that the problem is growing worse, algae blooms were reported in December in Michigan and Washington state, with another reported in Florida during the...
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