Illinois Payday Lending Coalition

The Illinois Payday Lending Coalition, formerly The Egan Coalition, is led by Woodstock Institute and our partners, including: Illinois PIRG* Heartland Alliance & Illinois Asset Building Group* Shriver Center on Poverty Law* Chicago Urban League* Community Organizing and Family...

Payday Loan Sharks Lose Repeal Fight

Payday Loan Sharks Lose Repeal Fight Historic Payday Loan Protections Defy Congressional Threat   FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: May 17, 2018   PRESS CONTACTS: Brent Adams (badams@woodstockinst.org) or Jenna Severson (jseverson@woodstockinst.org)   CHICAGO, IL – In a victory for consumers and...

36 Illinois Groups Support New Payday Loan Protections

Joint Statement from Woodstock Institute, Heartland Alliance, Shriver Center, Illinois PIRG FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: March 27, 2018   CONTACTS: Jody Blaylock, Heartland Alliance (jblaylock@heartlandalliance.org) 904-563-0882; Kevin Herrera, Shriver Center (kevinherrera@povertylaw.org); (312)549-9877   CHICAGO, IL— Thirty-six Illinois organizations declared their support for...