WASHINGTON вЂ“ U.S. Senators Dick Durbin (D-IL) and Jeff Merkley (D-OR), along with Senators Jack Reed (D-RI), Chris Van Hollen (D-MD), Sherrod Brown (D-OH), and Elizabeth Warren (D-MA), urged the small company management (SBA) and Treasury Department to reject needs from payday loan providers to get eligibility for the Paycheck Protection Program (PPP). The senators warned that payday lenders target the most financially vulnerable Americans by offering predatory loans that charge exorbitant fees and trap people in an endless cycle of debt from which it is nearly impossible to emerge in a letter to SBA Administrator Jovita Carranza and Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin.
вЂњHowever, usage of federal relief programs shouldn’t be issued to people with regularly profited by driving low-income people and families deeper into debt. It will be abhorrent to produce a lifeline to actors that are financial benefit from hardworking people and families. Continue reading “Durbin, Merkley, Colleagues Urge SBA and Treasury to Reject Payday Lenders from Paycheck Protection system”