Friday, April 16, 2010

MCRC legislative priorities featured in BBJ


Gary Haber reports: In a General Assembly session that was billed as being all about “jobs, jobs, jobs,” Maryland consumers scored some major victories.

Consumers won the right to demand mediation in foreclosure cases and get greater disclosure before taking out a tax-refund anticipation loan. Lawmakers also tightened restrictions on payday lenders, another priority for consumer groups.

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