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Payday Loan Stores Closing in Ohio

12:00AM
November
11, 2008

The payday loan industry is looking at other business options in Ohio after losing a ballot fight to overturn tough restrictions on interest rates it can charge costumers.

Controversy Erupts Over Funding of Opponents of Issue 5

12:00AM
October
28, 2008

A group that pushes for smaller government and lower taxes is accusing advocates for the homeless of spending taxpayer dollars to convince Ohioans to vote yes on a ballot issue cracking down on payday lenders.

Ohio Voters Likely to Decide Payday Lending Issue

12:00AM
October
1, 2008

It now appears that Ohio voters will indeed get a chance to vote on whether to keep or throw out a new state law that cracks down on payday loan stores.

Payday Lending Ballot Issue Debates Held Thursday

12:00AM
September
25, 2008

The November election is more than six weeks away, but advocates for and against the payday loan ballot issue are pushing their point of view.

Supporters of Payday Loans Take to the Air in Ohio

12:00AM
September
22, 2008

It’s still not clear whether Ohioans will definitely vote in November on a plan to crack down on those two-week “payday” loans.

Invalid Signatures are a Problem for Supporters of a Ballot Issue to Overturn Ohio’s Tough New Law on Payday Lenders

12:00AM
September
18, 2008

The supporters of a ballot issue that would toss out Ohio’s new crackdown on payday lenders could be in trouble.

Battle Over Payday Lending Law Moves to Ballot Wording

12:00AM
August
8, 2008

Opposing sides in the battle over newly-passed limits on payday loans have one thing in common.

Possible End to Short-Term Loans in Ohio

12:00AM
May
15, 2008

A battle is waging in Ohio between lawmakers and payday lenders.

Payday Lending Store Owners and Employees Rally at Statehouse

12:00AM
May
6, 2008

A large rally was held Tuesday at the statehouse in support of Ohio’s 1600 payday lending stores.

More conflicting testimony on payday loans

12:00AM
April
17, 2008

A legislative committee Thursday heard more public testimony that put lawmakers between a rock and a hard place. On one hand, legislators were told that those 2-week loans handed out by payday lending stores are a rip-off. But, on the other hand, lawmakers were told, if they slapped tighter limits on the interest charges, the loans would no longer be available to consumers who needed emergency cash.