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Kent: Payday loan bills attack working poor

...a fine of $1,000, plus civil penalties equal to three times the interest and fees charged illegally. The House Banking Committee is just as bad, recently toughening legislation with felony penalties designed to push such loans out of Georgia...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/02/11/op_404245.shtml
Opinion columns
Officials prepare for fiscal fighting

...to do with water in this state," she said. Mr. Cheeks expects his predatory lending bill to come out of the House Banking Committee and pass this year because the military has stepped in and is pressing for passage, he said. Ms. Burmeister...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/01/03/met_399730.shtml
Metro | Augusta-Richmond County Commission
Payday lending returns to lawmakers' sights

...old problem," he recently told members of the House Banking Committee. After nearly 50 years of failing to eradicate...passed the Senate and is awaiting action by the House Banking Committee when the new session begins next month. Mr...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2003/12/13/bus_391018.shtml
Business
Time running out

...urge the House to also approve the bill. House Judiciary needs to release it to the floor. HB 1361, in the House Banking Committee, is aimed at restricting high-interest loans. This was almost dead until Gov. Roy Barnes breathed new life...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2002/03/26/edi_341137.shtml
Editorials
Kent: Chavous rears head; ex-congressman honored

...Democrats and Republicans to overhaul archaic laws and deregulate banking. He often craftily circumvented the House Banking Committee chairman! In fact, Blanchard notes proudly, "The (congressional) team Doug captained has kept on playing...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1999/09/26/edi_271405.shtml
Editorials
Administration says U.S. must continue supporting Russia

...serve our national interest," Summers told the House Banking Committee. "Acting on that view would limit our ability...Rep. James Leach, R-Iowa, chairman of the House Banking Committee, said at the opening of today's hearing that...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1999/09/22/bus_270792.shtml
Business
Greenspan: Fed may raise rates again

...bank's views. The assessment he gave senators today was nearly identical to what Greenspan told members of the House Banking Committee, who got first crack at him on July 22. Stock prices have retreated from all-time highs since that warning...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1999/07/29/bus_266648.shtml
Business
This day in history: July 26

...Yosemite National Park after hauling himself up the granite cliff six inches at a time over nine days. 1994: The House Banking Committee opened limited hearings on the Whitewater controversy. 1994 A car bomb heavily damaged the Israeli embassy in...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1999/07/26/met_266446.shtml
Metro | Club Car
New home construction falls sharply in June

...August. Markets were on alert pending Federal Reserve Chairman Alan Greenspan's appearance Thursday before the House Banking Committee, when he will deliver the Fed's midyear report on prospects for economic growth and inflation. Today's report...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1999/07/22/bus_266110.shtml
Business
Rubin, Greenspan express confidence in global financial reform

...have a fairly high degree of confidence this energy will not flag." In a joint appearance with Rubin before the House Banking Committee, Greenspan said there was added urgency because of the long list of countries whose economies have been leveled...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1999/05/21/bus_261852.shtml
Business