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Sat Nov 4, 2017, 03:34 AM

Ohio voters have the power to rein in payday lenders, bypassing do-nothing legislature

CLEVELAND -- When elected officials betray their constituents, Ohio law arms them with ways to retaliate. So the leaders of our Ohio General Assembly, who double as the payday lending industry's trained seals, are about to be taught a civics lesson.

A group of public-spirited citizens is planning to use one of those laws to right a gigantic wrong.

And Ohio's government, home of the highest payday loan rates in the United States, is about to earn yet another dose of attention that casts the state in an atrocious light.

Because morally bankrupt legislative leaders won't stop payday lenders from gouging working-class men and women, a move is afoot to place a proposed law before voters next November.

Read more: http://www.cleveland.com/opinion/index.ssf/2017/11/give_ohio_voters_the_power_to.html

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Sat Nov 4, 2017, 08:19 AM

1. If this is put on the ballot, the proposal language should be simply worded

such as this proposal is to get rid of payday lenders. Instead of all the mumbo jumbo that gets everyone confused.

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