201601.28
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Episode 13 FCRT NJ Payday Loan Divestment Discussion with NJCA’s Beverly Brown Ruggia

The guest today on the podcast is Beverly Brown Ruggia who oversaw the payday loan divestment project for NJ Citizen Action. We are following up on a press release that appeared yesterday 1/27/16 : Victory for NJ Consumers and Pension Holders State Divests Pension Funds from Illegal Payday Lender (Note: Adam Deutsch originally discussed this story on May…

201601.28
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NJSIC Divests Pension Funds from Illegal Payday Lender

Victory for NJ Consumers and Pension Holders State Divests Pension Funds from Illegal Payday Lender FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:  Wednesday, January 27, 2016 (Trenton, NJ)– Today, New Jersey Citizen Action (NJCA) commended the New Jersey State Investment Council (NJSIC) on its announcement that it has formally divested New Jersey pension fund money from JLL Partners, which…

201504.30
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Op-Ed: New Jersey must cut links to unscrupulous payday-loan company

OP-ED: NEW JERSEY MUST CUT LINKS TO UNSCRUPULOUS PAYDAY-LOAN COMPANY as published by ADAM DEUTSCH | APRIL 30, 2015 for NJ Spotlight. News Issues and Insight for New Jersey. State’s public pension fund has $50 million stake in high-interest lending firm that’s banned in NJ New Jersey maintains a statute that prohibits payday-lending companies from operating…