Virginia House of Delegates Passes HB 789 Tackling Predatory Short Term Loan Practices

RICHMOND—Today, the Virginia House of Delegates passed legislation capping the interest and fees that may be charged under a short-term loan. HB 789, patroned by Delegate Lamont Bagby, eliminates predatory lending practices, disproportionately affecting minorities. “The only reason they are preying upon Virginians is because we allow it.  Passing this Read more…

VA House Courts of Justice Committee Reports Legislation Expanding Women’s Reproductive Health Options

RICHMOND—Today, the Virginia House of Delegates Courts of Justice Committee reported the Reproductive Health Protection Act to the floor; the bill reported from committee on a 12-9 party-line vote. House Bill 980 – which was introduced by House Majority Leader Charniele Herring – expands women’s reproductive health care options in Virginia and Read more…