Tag: Russell Meyer

A.G. GancarskiFebruary 8, 2018

On Thursday, Florida faith leaders pushed forth a single message: payday lending expansion bills currently under consideration in Tallahassee (HB 857 and SB 920) are usury and should be stopped. Both bills seek to authorize annual interest rates of up to 208 percent, via compounding interest, for larger loans and with longer terms than the payday loans currently allowed under Florida […]

Mitch PerryJanuary 9, 2018

Tuesday marked the first day of Tallahassee’s annual 60-day Legislative Session, another year where Republicans control the state House, Senate and Governor’s mansion. Realizing it may be another tough year for progressives, approximately 30 activists gathered in Lykes Gaslight Park in downtown Tampa late Tuesday afternoon to denounce aspects of the GOP agenda that may become […]


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