On March 26th the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) announced that they are considering proposing rules that would end payday debt traps by requiring lenders to take steps to make sure consumers can repay their loans.
New report by the Institute for Women’s Policy Research (IWPR) finds that approximately 41 percent of all workers (45 percent of private sector workers, compared with 17 percent of public sector workers) living in Louisiana lack even a single paid sick day.
New report finds expanded Pre-K, health care coverage among policy solutions that could help make Texas the #1 state for kids.
JSRI will sponsor and participate in upcoming events at the Loyola Law School targeted to spread awareness about the death penalty and its implications.
Economic Policy Institute, February 13, 2015