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Monthly archive March, 2013

Could Big Banks Help Rein in Payday Lenders?

By Mitchell Hartman, Marketplace/American Public Media

JPMorgan Chase has announced new policies to limit the ability of online payday lenders to access bank … Read more

VPLC 2013 General Assembly Review

With your support, VPLC’s advocates shepherded through some remarkable legislation in the 2013 General Assembly session. Their work is not … Read more

New Domestic Violence Bill Awaits Gov’s Signature

By Monique Coppola, Public News Service- VA

Imagine you are a victim of domestic violence or abuse, and you have … Read more

Wiggins Receives Economic and Social Justice Award

Dana Wiggins, who for six years has assisted Virginians who owe money to predatory lenders, will be honored by the … Read more

House of Representatives passes Violence Against Women Act (VAWA)

S. 47, the bipartisan Violence Against Women Act (VAWA), passed the House on February 28, 2013, and is now on … Read more