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AG Hood joins effort to protect states’ payday lending laws

October 8, 2012

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Mississippi Attorney General Jim Hood has joined at least 40 other states’ legal officers in opposing legislation in Congress that could pre-empt states’ authority in governing payday lending businesses. Hood says in a news release that the bill in Congress would allow payday lenders, installment lenders, car title lenders, prepaid card issuers and check cashers […]

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Watching only: Bankers monitoring but staying out of payday lending law debate

January 13, 2011

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By Ted Carter The Mississippi Bankers Association is staying out of the tussle going on at the Capitol over renewal of the state’s payday-lending law. No upside to entering a fray in which you have little or no stakes, says Mac Deaver, association president. While the MBA does not have a position on whether to […]

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