State House Committee Advances Payday Loan Expansion Bill
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State House Committee Advances Payday Loan Expansion Bill

  HB 5097 allows loans of up to $2,500 with fees equivalent to 132% APR Lansing, MI – The House Regulatory Reform Committee voted to advance a bill today that would allow payday lenders to offer longer-term loans that put vulnerable Michiganders at risk.  HB 5097 would allow loans of up to $2,500 with fees...

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Advocacy Tactics

Of the 51 organizations that checked at least one activity, half had meetings with legislators in the past two years, making it the most popular advocacy tactic next to special events and letter writing campaigns. Other activities included testifying on policy and participating in advocacy organizations. [table id=45 /]

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Political Relationships

Overall, most CDCs feel they have a better relationship with local elected officials than they do with non-elected policymakers (e.g. MSHDA, DLEG, DHS, etc) and state elected officials. [table id=31 /] [table id=32 /] [table id=33 /]