Rep. Hintz: Informational briefing on predatory payday lending reform

Contact: Rep. Gordon Hintz 888-534-0054


Madison – On Wednesday, September 16, 2009, supporters of the effort to reform payday lending in Wisconsin will hold a briefing for legislators, staff and other interested parties. This event is hosted by State Representative Gordon Hintz (D-Oshkosh), the lead assembly sponsor of Assembly Bill 392, the Predatory Lending Consumer Protection Act.

This event is open to the public; media is welcome to attend.

General Information:

Date: September 16, 2009

Time: 9:00 – 10:00 am

Location: Grand Army of the Republic Memorial Hall

413 North – State Capitol

Predatory Lending Reform – Legislative Briefing Agenda

Welcome: Representative Gordon Hintz, Oshkosh

Guest Speakers:

* Center for Responsible Lending:

Jennifer Johnson, Senior Legislative Counsel

* Department of Veteran Affairs:

Michael Trepanier, Executive Assistant

* Wisconsin Catholic Charities:

Deacon Richard Sage, Executive Director Catholic Charities, La Crosse Diocese

* Wisconsinites for Responsible Lending:

Sarah Hawks, Director of Advocacy and Public Policy, La Casa de Esperanza, Inc.

Q&A: Moderated by Representative Hintz

For more information, please contact Representative Gordon Hintz at 608-266-2254.