Pennsylvania is paying attention. Editorial boards from the Pittsburgh Post Gazette, the Patriot News, the Lancaster Sunday Times, the Philadelphia Inquirer, and columnists and editors in the Morning Call, the Erie Reader, and the Unionville Times have called on legislators to vote against this bill. And, letters to the editor such from the St. Vincent DePaul Society of Pittsburgh and from the Keystone Research Center are showing up around the state. Click here to let your legislators know today that this bill will not go unnoticed.
The out-of-state payday lenders are hoping to push this bill through quicker than the blink of an eye, but statewide opposition is mounting just a quickly. In a recent poll, 80% of Pennsylvania voters opposed allowing 300% interest rate limits. Even after hearing arguments used by supporters to justify these high costs, 69% of voters still said they would be less likely to vote for a legislator that supported 300% interest rates, as HB 2191 would allow. Click here to let your legislators know today that you are one of these voters who oppose HB 2191.
Who will your legislator stand with? Out-of-state predatory lenders peddling 300% interest rate debt or the millions of Pennsylvanians opposing a legalized debt trap?
Click here to tell your legislators today to oppose HB 2191!