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?
Mike, who has been working with multiple legislators on bills addressing the problems and lack of consumer protections in third party utility reselling arrangements, is… Read More »OPLC Senior Attorney Mike Smalz makes the news on utility reselling
OPLC is excited about the prospect of moving forward with a new Director. Here are the details: The Ohio Poverty Law Center, a nonprofit advocacy… Read More »OPLC is looking for a new Director! Click here for details
Senior Attorney Linda Cook Discusses problems with being unbanked or underbanked with cincinnati.com
Cincinnati reporter Amber Hunt covers the latest FDIC study on the banking habits of Americans. Cook comments on banks leaving low income neighborhoods and why… Read More »Senior Attorney Linda Cook Discusses problems with being unbanked or underbanked with cincinnati.com
Senior Attorney Mike Smalz on Channel 10 News discussing the problems with utility submetering. COLUMBUS, Ohio – Ohio lawmakers say they’re restarting efforts Tuesday to… Read More »Utility Companies Allowed to Guess On Your Bill
The Ohio Department of Job and Family Services (ODJFS) has adopted new Americans With Disabilities Act (ADA) rules and policies governing the administration of the… Read More »New ADA Rules And Policies For Ohio Public Assistance Programs Take Effect On October 1
House Bill 309 (HB 309) makes several important changes to Ohio protection order laws and brings Ohio law into compliance with the federal Violence Against… Read More »Changes to Ohio Protection Order Law Take Effect on September 17, 2014
Senior Attorney Mike Smalz explains problems with the bill proposing to change Ohio’s fair housing laws
Senior Attorney Mike Smalz talked with Statehouse News reporter Jo Ingles about problems with SB 349.
On June 24, 2014 Senator Bill Seitz introduced Senate Bill 349, which purpose is described by the Legislative Services Commission as “to make permissive actual… Read More »Senate Bill Undercuts Fair Housing Law Protections and Enforcement