Hearing on "Ending Debt Traps in the Payday and Small Dollar Credit Industry" tomorrow!
The House Financial Services Consumer Protection and Financial Institutions Subcommittee is holding a hearing on "Ending Debt Traps in the Payday and Small Dollar Credit Industry" on
April 30, 2019 at 2:00 PM EDT.
What can you do?
There are two U.S. Representatives from Georgia on the committee: Rep. Loudermilk and Rep. Scott. Please call your representative to let them know you will be watching tomorrow's hearing and you are against payday and car title lending.
Rep. Barry Loudermilk, 11th District
Staff Contact: Colin Carr
Rep. David Scott, 13th District
Staff Contact: Catherine Kuerbitz
Here is a simple sample script you can use:
Hi, my name is _______.
Can I speak to [name of staff person]?
If he/she is not available ask if you can leave a message with the person who answered the phone.
I am a constituent of [X] district. I am calling in anticipation of the House Financial Services Committee hearing on payday lending to let Congressman [last name of Representative] know that I oppose payday and car title lending, which trap consumers in debt, and will be watching the hearing. Thank you very much.