The newly-formed federal Consumer Financial Protection Bureau has the power to regulate payday loans. But a Kentucky lawmaker who has repeatedly attempted to cap payday loans says the feud in Congress over the bureau doesn’t make him confident that any progress will be made. State Senator Gerald Neal, D-33, has spent years trying to cap… Continue reading Payday Loan Opponent Says Prospect of Federal Regulation Won’t Deter Local Efforts
from Kentucky Public Radio’s Tony McVeigh The Kentucky Legislative Ethics Commission has released the latest rundown on lobbyist expenditures during the 2010 General Assembly. The Consumer Healthcare Products Association spent the most money – $307,000 – on lobbying during the first three months of the regular session. The group opposed two bills cracking down on… Continue reading Ethics Commission Releases Lobbying Numbers for Session
A lobbying organization in Indiana wants to expand the availability of cold beer.