Payday Lending Background & Advocacy Information
KCRL offers these resources to provide facts and information for organizations and individuals to support protecting consumers and changing Kentucky’s payday lending law.
Representative Darryl Owens has filed House Bill 182 in the 2011 General Assembly with 24 co-sponsors.
Ask your state Representative/Senator to suport House Bill 182 and protect Kentucky consumers with a 36% cap on payday loans in the 2011 General Assembly.
Call – Governor Steve Beshear at: 1-502-564-2611
Call – Senators and Representatives toll-free on the Legislative Message Line:
1-800-372-7181 •TTY Messages 1-800-896-0305 •En Español 1-866-840-6574
- Find your representatives in the General Assembly online: www.lrc.ky.gov
- Email lawmakers at: http://www.lrc.ky.gov/whoswho/email.htm
- Send e-mail to the Legislative In-box , where it is sorted by staff and directed to any or all legislators indicated in the message.
- Search for all your legislators at Project Vote Smart – http://www.votesmart.org/
Click on the links below for more advocacy resources and information:
KCRL’s public opion polling show 73% of voters support a 36% rate cap – KCRL_polling_data_fact_sheet_2-7-11
KCRL’s News Release on public opion polling – New_Poll_Supports_Capping_Payday_Loans_2-7-11
Consumers Advisory Council Recommends 36% rate cap – CAC_letter_Sen_Williams_Rep_Stumbo_12-09-10Quick Overview of Payday Lending Facts – KCRL Payday Loans Fast Facts (10-6-10) Kentucky County Payday Lending Data Report – KCRL County Data Report Pages Final revised_(3-23-10) Payday Lending: Consumers’ Personal Stories-KCRL_Statewide_personal_stories_12-09