Consumer Protection Bills Lauded
Byline: Serena Markstrom The Register-Guard
CORRECTION (ran 4/16/2005): A story on Page D1 of Friday's paper about the Oregon Senate Commerce Committee public hearing misquoted Cory Streisinger from the state Department of Business Services. She said of a bill that would limit interest rates on payday loans: "We are not looking to drive this industry out of business, but we do think it's an area that can take advantage of consumers."
The Oregon Senate Commerce Committee heard overwhelming support Thursday night for a handful of bills aimed at giving consumers greater protection against identity theft and predatory lending.
About 30 people gathered to …
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Publication information: Article title: Consumer Protection Bills Lauded. Contributors: Not available. Newspaper title: The Register Guard (Eugene, OR). Publication date: April 15, 2005. Page number: d1. © Not available. COPYRIGHT 2005 Gale Group.
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