January 10, 2011
Rep. George Flaggs, D-Vicksburg will participate in a House committee hearing on continuing to allow short-term lenders to charge a 572 annual percentage rate on $100 loans.
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UPDATED: This story has been updated with additional information from this afternoon's hearing.
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