The Ohio Poverty Law Center and the Ohio Consumers’ Counsel (OCC) filed joint comments with the PUCO urging the PUCO to assert jurisdiction over utility… Read More »Joint Comments Filed with the PUCO by OPLC and the Ohio Consumers’ Counsel
Joint reply comments have been filed by OPLC, OCC, ABLE/Edgemont Neighborhood Coalition, Legal Aid Society of Southwest Ohio, Southeastern Ohio Legal Services. These comments oppose… Read More »Joint Reply Comments Filed Opposing the Weakening of Telephone Consumer Protection Rules
The Department of Defense has issued an expansive new rule that protects servicemembers and their families from high-cost installment lenders, pay day lenders, and other… Read More »Poverty Law Center Applauds New Military Lending Act Final Rules
UPDATE: On Wednesday April 1, 2015 the Plaintiffs filed an Amended Complaint adding an additional organizational plaintiff. The Court held a hearing on the Motion… Read More »Legal Aid Society of Columbus Files Medicaid Termination Suit Against State
The Ohio Poverty Law Center is looking for volunteer clerks and/or externs to help us with our policy work for the summer, with the possibility… Read More »OPLC is looking for summer volunteer clerks or externs
Telephone Deregulation is back before the Ohio Legislature with the introduction of Governor Kasic’s Budget. Mike Smalz was interviewed by both Gongwer News Services and… Read More »Senior Attorney Mike Smalz Makes the News on Telephone Deregulation
Recently the Federal Trade Commission took action against two Georgia car title lenders. The Cincinnati Inquirer talked to Linda about the potential consequences for Ohio… Read More »Senior Attorney Linda Cook interviewed about car title lending
As we begin the new 2015-2016 legislative session, the Ohio House has new leadership, with a larger majority of Republicans, the Senate has the same… Read More »What Will Happen to Ohio’s Safety Net Programs?