Governor, Legislative Leaders Vow to Fight Payday Lenders

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Democratic Gov. Ted Strickland and Republican legislative leaders vow to fight an effort by payday lenders to repeal tougher regulations on short-term loans.

Payday lending industry spokeswoman Kim Norris says, Ohio officials are taking steps that might lead to forcing companies – and jobs – out of the state.

Signatures to put the repeal on the November ballot are due Aug. 31.

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