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Monthly archive February, 2013

Laws Protect Against Predatory Lenders

By Craig Carper, WCVE News

A coalition of consumer protection advocates says laws regulating the payday lending industry are working … Read more

Area Man Lobbies for Medicaid Expansion

By Jim Hall and Chelyen Davis, Fredericksburg Free Lance-Star

Jay Fuller, 63, lives alone in Caroline County. He earns less … Read more

VPLC Urges Senate to Pass VAWA and Lay Groundwork for House to Pass Senate Version of VAWA

Senators Patrick Leahy (D-VT) and Michael Crapo (R-ID) reintroduced bipartisan legislation to reauthorize the Violence Against Women Act (VAWA).  Senators … Read more

VPLC Supports the 2013 SAFE Lending Act

VPLC Supports the 2013 SAFE Lending Act

Many online lenders think they are immune to state laws  - The Stopping Abuse and Fraud in Electronic Lending Act … Read more

Grand Theft House

By A.J. Lagoe, 8News

We’ve called it “Grand Theft House” for the past two years.

8News Investigative reporter AJ Lagoe … Read more