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Budget deal raids consumer protection fund (access required)

Thousands of Arizona state workers drop protections

As National Consumer Protection Week comes to a close, legislators and Gov. Doug Ducey are working to pass a state budget that would gut the fund that pays for consumer protection efforts in the Attorney General’s Office and instead use some of that money to sue the Obama administration.

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Regulate lawsuit lenders

Lawsuit lenders would prefer to remain beyond the reach of Arizona’s consumer protection regulations. An important bill now pending in the House would appropriately subject lawsuit loans to the same regulatory limits that are imposed on other consumer loans, and, not surprisingly, lawsuit lenders are fighting tooth and nail to kill it.

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