JSRI comments on the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau's initial rule on payday lending.
This Thursday, April 16 6-7:00 in front of the Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals.
by Ali R. Bustamante, JSRI Economic Policy Specialist
[USCCB.org, 03/27/15] Policy of family detention unworthy of our nation Detention of families a ‘stain’ on administration’s record Humane alternatives to detention available
On March 26th the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) announced that they are considering proposing rules that would end payday debt traps by requiring lenders to take steps to make sure consumers can repay their loans.
New report by the Institute for Women’s Policy Research (IWPR) finds that approximately 41 percent of all workers (45 percent of private sector workers, compared with 17 percent of public sector workers) living in Louisiana lack even a single paid sick day.