State Rep. Lisa Subeck
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Republicans Sell Out to Predatory Rent-To-Own Industry, Leaving Consumers to Literally Pay the Price

"Republicans have sold out to the predatory rent-to-own industry, leaving Wisconsin consumers to literally pay the price."

By - Feb 20th, 2018 11:29 pm

MADISON – State Representative Lisa Subeck (D – Madison) released the following statement today regarding State Assembly passage AB 759, which will exempt the rent-to-own industry from the Wisconsin Consumer Act and eliminate interest rate disclosure requirements for rent-to-own transactions.

“For years, Wisconsin residents have benefited from protection against the predatory tactics and questionable practices of the rent-to-own industry through the Wisconsin Consumer Act and interest rate disclosure requirements. Today, Republicans again put moneyed special interests ahead of the people of Wisconsin by giving these companies carte blanche to take advantage of vulnerable consumers with impunity. Republicans have sold out to the predatory rent-to-own industry, leaving Wisconsin consumers to literally pay the price.”

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One thought on “Republicans Sell Out to Predatory Rent-To-Own Industry, Leaving Consumers to Literally Pay the Price”

  1. Rita Brunkow says:

    Subeck and Vinehout are the Proxmires and Obeys of today. Excellent work! Please keep it up! Thank you for your service to the public, ladies. Also notice, Subeck and Vinehout are at the state level, whereas no fearless representatives or senators to the public exist on the federal level. According to the unified voices of Congress, all we really need is more military, intelligence, and surveillance.

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