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Volume 29 - Number 7

April 2, 2018

Lawmakers Push to Ease Payday Lending Rules, Critics Antsy

Congressional lawmakers are seeking ways to ease restrictions on payday loans and rescue the industry from what some lenders feel are onerous CFPB rules promulgated under past agency leadership. Sen. Lindsey Graham, R-SC, introduced a Congressional Review Act resolution to repeal the agency’s payday rule, and the House Financial Services Committee gave a green light to bank payday lending. The CFPB finalized its payday rule in October under former Director Richard Cordray with ...

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What’s your opinion on how Mick Mulvaney has managed the CFPB since he took over three months ago?

He’s done a good job of paring back the agency’s excesses and we’d like to see more.

35%

I hope he totally dismantles the agency and sends those functions back to the agencies hence they came.

14%

Not bad, but he needs to take his time making additional changes.

12%

We’re totally aghast. He’s gone way too far in protecting the rights of companies not consumers!

39%