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Predatory Lending – Action Alert

On Feb 16, 2013, the GLD class heard from Alabama Arise policy analyst Stephen Stetson about the issue of predatory lending in Alabama. GLD participants were outraged to learn of the legal practice of usury in Alabama and the damage

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Stop Predatory Lending: Lobby and Learn, February 28

On February 28, individuals and organizations working to stop predatory lending are invited to come to Montgomery. There will be a press conference in the Joint Briefing Room on the 8th floor of the Alabama State House (11 South Union

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New ACPP Health Care Fact Sheet

Arise Citizens’ Policy Project has released a new fact sheet about heath care reform. It shows how the Affordable Care Act is helping Alabama’s seniors. Download the fact sheet as a PDF by clicking here.

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ACPP Conducting Health Care Trainings

Dollie Hambrick, Health Reform Organizer for Arise Citizens’ Policy Project, is available to come to your community to educate people about the Affordable Care Act (ACA). She joined the GLD class of 2012 this past Saturday in Birmingham, teaching us

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Save Child Care Funding

The Alabama Child Care Alliance announced this week that it is launching a petition drive. Their goal is to gather 30,000 signatures to show Alabama’s legislators that child care funding is essential for Alabama’s economic growth. ACCA reports that funding

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