Windy City Media Group Frontpage News Home
CELEBRATING 28+ YEARS OF Lesbian Gay Bisexual and Transgender NEWS

Search Gay News Articles
Advanced Search
Gay News Sponsor Windy City Times 2014-04-16
Download Issue
  News Index       Archives   About WCMG    Publications    Bars & Clubs     Calendar   Videos   Advertisers    OUT! Guide    Classifieds   AIDS @ 32
 Local | National | World | Politics | Obits | Profiles | Views | Entertainment | Theater | Dance | Music | Film | Art | Books | TV/Gossip
 Travel | History | Marriage | Youth | Trans | Lesbian | Celebrations | Food | Nightlife | Sports | Health | Real Estate | Autos | Pets | Crime

Frankly speaking: Expert tips to plan your wedding expertly Frankly speaking: Expert tips to plan your wedding expertly
Requesting the honor of your presence: All about the paper Once you ...

Browse Gay News Index   Browse Gay News Archives
  Windy City Times    Download PDF Issue

Harris cracks downon abusive payday loan companies
2012-02-29

facebook twitter del.icio.us stumble upon digg google +1 reddit email


House Bill 3935—state Rep. Greg Harris' measure aimed at cracking down on non-licensed illegal payday lenders—passed out of the Illinois House Feb. 22, according to a press release. It now moves to the Senate for further consideration.

"At a time when many families and individuals are just trying to keep the lights on and put food on the table, we find many fraudulent companies doing whatever is necessary to take advantage of them," Harris said. "This legislation will provide protections for Illinois residents against the illegal and abusive lenders who operate outside of the law."

Harris introduced the legislation after it was learned of unscrupulous loans offered to individuals over the Internet through foreign corporations, draining citizen's bank accounts with no legal recourse.

House Bill 3935 now moves on the Senate before it can be sent to the governor to be signed into law. For more information, call 773-348-3434 or e-mail greg@gregharris.org .


facebook twitter del.icio.us stumble upon digg google +1 reddit email




Windy City Media Group does not approve or necessarily
agree with the views posted below.
Please do not post letters to the editor here.
Please also be civil in your dialogue.
If you need to be mean, just know that the longer you
stay on this page, the more you help us.

Bijou Chronicles Steven Toushin: Work Your Ass, and You'll Get the Guy! 2014-04-16
Harvey Milk Forever Stamp to be dedicated at White House 2014-04-11
Proposed minimum wage would help same-sex couples 2014-04-11
Remarks by the President on equal pay for equal work 2014-04-08
Executive Orders on workplace leave out LGBTs 2014-04-07
ALCC celebrates the work of Ann Hilton Fisher 2014-04-02
ABA honors Quigley's work to enhance justice system 2014-04-02
Rainbow Wedding Network holds LGBT expo 2014-03-26
Rachel Hoge works to BUILD for the future 2014-03-25
Sacred Stages: Local church, theatre work together 2014-03-25
Guinness, Heineken, Sam Adams stop sponsoring St. Pat's parades 2014-03-17
Bipartisan campaign mobilizing for ENDA passage in House 2014-03-15
New IRS video helps same-sex couples with tax tips 2014-03-06
Protest Monday Feb. 24 46th Ward TIF proposal 2014-02-24
Get Covered Illinois works on ACA health care signups 2014-02-22
StartOut hosts first Chicago event 2014-02-20
Community building workshop On the Table May 12 2014-02-19
Black film students at Columbia aim to have work recognized 2014-02-19
Immigrant Integration Policy Summit to have LGBT workshop 2014-02-18
Halsted Vodka moving to Illinois statewide launch 2014-02-18
Report analyzes hindrance of LGBT workers of color 2014-02-12
Bobby Newberry: Working up a 'Sweat' 2014-02-11
Chevrolet families ad includes gays 2014-02-09
Report: LGBTs disproportionately food insecure 2014-02-06
PREP WORK 2014-02-05
Stoli, L.A. Center partner; Mississippi city makes history 2014-01-28
Gay Christian Network founder challenges ideas about Christianity 2014-01-15
Rental housing in Chicago costing more of total income 2014-01-14
Couple starts career boot-camp program 2014-01-08
Update: Out Chicago Hotel still "in the works" 2014-01-02
MCC's Rachelle Brown works on LGBT religious issues 2014-01-01
Award-winning social worker retiring after 35 years 2014-01-01
Light Opera Works' Rudy Hogenmiller on 'Annie Get Your Gun' 2013-12-18
NCTE applauds reconfirmation of EEOC Commissioner Feldblum 2013-12-13
Gay politician loses cool; server fired for lying 2013-12-11
HRC releases newest Corporate Equality Index 2013-12-11
LGBT workplace forum in the Loop Dec. 12 2013-12-11
'One of a Kind Show' takes over Merchandise Mart 2013-12-10
HRC shows strong corporate support for LGBT equality 2013-12-09
HIV network expands website's reach 2013-11-27





Copyright © 2014 Windy City Media Group. All rights reserved.
Reprint by permission only. PDFs for back issues are downloadable from
our online archives. Single copies of back issues in print form are
available for $4 per issue, older than one month for $6 if available,
by check to the mailing address listed below.

Return postage must accompany all manuscripts, drawings, and
photographs submitted if they are to be returned, and no
responsibility may be assumed for unsolicited materials.
All rights to letters, art and photos sent to Nightspots
(Chicago GLBT Nightlife News) and Windy City Times (a Chicago
Gay and Lesbian News and Feature Publication) will be treated
as unconditionally assigned for publication purposes and as such,
subject to editing and comment. The opinions expressed by the
columnists, cartoonists, letter writers, and commentators are
their own and do not necessarily reflect the position of Nightspots
(Chicago GLBT Nightlife News) and Windy City Times (a Chicago Gay,
Lesbian, Bisexual and Transegender News and Feature Publication).

The appearance of a name, image or photo of a person or group in
Nightspots (Chicago GLBT Nightlife News) and Windy City Times
(a Chicago Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual and Transgender News and Feature
Publication) does not indicate the sexual orientation of such
individuals or groups. While we encourage readers to support the
advertisers who make this newspaper possible, Nightspots (Chicago
GLBT Nightlife News) and Windy City Times (a Chicago Gay, Lesbian
News and Feature Publication) cannot accept responsibility for
any advertising claims or promotions.

 

 

 



 

Lady Tajma Hall dies
 
Gay-owned B&B offers warmth in Rogers Park
 
Villa Loretta adds a touch of Hollywood to weddings
 
Homeless agency looks at increasing needs
 
Frankly speaking: Expert tips to plan your wedding expertly
 
Windy City Times Current DownloadNightspots Current DownloadQueercast Current Download
Windy City Media Group BlogsJoin Our Email List!Donate Now



  News Index       Archives   About WCMG    Publications    Bars & Clubs     Calendar   Videos   Advertisers    OUT! Guide    Classifieds   AIDS @ 32
 Local | National | World | Politics | Obits | Profiles | Views | Entertainment | Theater | Dance | Music | Film | Art | Books | TV/Gossip
 Travel | History | Marriage | Youth | Trans | Lesbian | Celebrations | Food | Nightlife | Sports | Health | Real Estate | Autos | Pets | Crime



About WCMG      Contact Us      Online Front  Page      Windy City  Times      Nightspots      OUT! Guide     
Identity      BLACKlines      En La Vida      Archives      Subscriptions      Distribution      Windy City Queercast     
Queercast Archives      Advertising  Rates      Deadlines      Advanced Search     
Press  Releases      Event Photos      Join WCMG  Email List      Email Blast     
Upcoming Events      Todays Events      Ongoing Events      Post an Event      Bar Guide      Community Groups      In Memoriam      Outguide Categories      Outguide Advertisers      Search Outguide      Travel      Dining Out      Blogs      Spotlight  Video      News Videos      Nightspots Videos      Entertainment Videos      Queercast Videos      Comedy Videos     
Classifieds      Real Estate      Place a  Classified     

Windy City Media Group produces Windy City Queercast, & publishes Windy City Times,
The Weekly Voice of the Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual and Trans Community,
Nightspots, Out! Resource Guide, and Identity.
5315 N. Clark St. #192, Chicago, IL 60640-2113 • PH (773) 871-7610 • FAX (773) 871-7609.