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5:46 am on Wednesday June 17, 2009

Legislature says 'whatever,' overrides all of Sanford's vetoes

Image by Governor's OfficeImage by sanford.jpg We doubt there are any colorful balloons near Sanford today -- thought I doubt he's too surprised by the news. In what's becoming a bit of an annual tradition, the state's lawmakers overrode all of...
3:47 am on Tuesday June 16, 2009

Sanford vetoes ten bills; Here's the rundown

Sanford's veto pen has been back at it, and now 10 bills lie vetoed awaiting possible override by the Legislature. Most interesting were a bill on sex offender rules and payday lending. Read more stories on this subject in our legislation topic...
12:27 pm on Sunday April 12, 2009

A tale of payday loan troubles

Nancy Sineath of North Charleston penned a letter to The Post and Courier about the trouble she encountered when using payday loans. An excerpt: If you feel that you absolutely must take this chance, make sure you fully understand that you are in it...
8:04 am on Wednesday March 18, 2009

P&C: Are payday loans another form of substance abuse?

Image by Flickr user skycaptaintwo Image by 20090318-mone.jpg The Post and Courier's Brian Hicks has gone and out and done the piece that I've been craving for weeks: A succinct analysis of what's going on with this whole payday lending business....
5:30 am on Friday March 13, 2009

Between the lines on protests of payday loan regulation

Debate is continuing over the S.C. Senate's proposed bills, but if you read between the lines of the industry's protest things are very revealing. In an article, The State writes: A Senate subcommittee, on a 4-3 vote, passed a bill that would limit...
8:24 am on Thursday March 5, 2009

Seven payday loan bills still brewing in Columbia

Image by Flickr user swanksalot Image by 20090405-payday.jpg The State newspaper has a good piece on the ongoing saga about if payday loans should or shouldn't face more regulation, if not outright banned. Read more stories on this subject in our...
7:08 am on Wednesday February 18, 2009

P&C: We need tougher regulation for payday lending industry

The Post and Courier has an editorial saying the state is not going far enough to crack down on predatory lending practices within the payday lending industry. Read more stories on this subject in our payday loans topic page.In part: The payday...
6:17 am on Thursday January 29, 2009

Bill will allow larger fees, larger payday loans (updated)

Image by Flickr user taberandrew Image by 20090128-payday-loans.jpg Update January 29: The Indigo Journal talks about how Democrat's are less than thrilled with the new bill (but being that this is South Carolina, they are too few to stop it), the...
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