April 11, 2018:
PROMISING PROGRESS THWARTED TODAY ON PAYDAY LENDING REFORM: House Republicans led effort to block reforms
March 22, 2018 – Ohio Coalition Blasts House “Watered Down” Payday Lending Proposal
March 9, 2018: Coalition leaders respond to Ohio Attorney General’s decision on petitions
March 8, 2018: One year after introduction of bill to reform payday loans, Ohio House Leadership has failed to act, costing Ohioans $75 million in borrowing costs
February 28, 2018:
First round of signatures filed to put payday lending reform initiative on November statewide ballot
January 25, 2018:
Ohio Payday Lending Reform Supporters Launch Statewide Ballot Initiative to Cap Interest Rates at 28%
January 17, 2018
Second Hearing for Ohio Payday Loan Reform Bill: Hearing on Ohio payday loan reform bill draws dozens of notable proponents from across the state with convincing testimony about why Ohio’s payday loan law is broken.
November 28, 2017
Public Hearing Scheduled For Ohio Payday Loan Reform Bill: HB 123 would close loopholes that payday lenders use to trap borrowers in debt and thwart will of Ohio voters
November 1, 2017
Dozens Hold Rally at Ohio State Capital, Demand Payday Lending Reform
HB 123, a Primer on the Bipartisan Bill for Payday Lending Reform in Ohio.
Movement for Payday Loan Reforms Grows as Faith Leaders Hold Prayer Vigil: Clergy and others call for bill to be passed by the end of 2017.
April 29th, 2017
Delay Tactics Benefit Payday Lenders and Cost Ohioans More Than $200,000 Per Day.
March 29th, 2017
New Poll Shows Ohioans Overwhelmingly Support Reforms for Payday Loans; 95% of those polled favor reforms that cap interest rates as proposed in recently introduced legislation.
March 8th, 2017
New legislation spells out reforms that would make payday lending fair and affordable in Ohio; Reps. Koehler and Ashford say sensible changes would save residents tens of millions of dollars annually and have strong public support; Ohio groups support efforts and join growing statewide momentum for reform.
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