Veterans Affairs and Armed Services
The fourth Congressional District is home to many veterans who have served our nation. I am determined to make sure veterans receive the recognition and honor they deserve, and have access to the services they need, whether in health, housing, education or job training.
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Representatives García and Grothman Introduce Veterans and Consumers Fair Credit Act to Protect Consumers from Predatory Lending Practices
WASHINGTON, DC.- Congressman Jesús “Chuy” García (IL-04), a member of the House Financial Services Committee, released the following statement today after testifying before the Senate Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs at a hearing entitled “Protecting Americans from Debt Traps by Extending the Military's 36% Interest Rate Cap to Everyone.”
Washington, D.C. – Today, Congressmen Jesús “Chuy” García (IL-04) and Glenn Grothman (WI-06) introduced the Veterans and Consumers Fair Credit Act, which would extend small dollar “payday” and car-title 36% rate cap protections established under the Military Lending Act (MLA) to all consumers, including veterans and their families. The bill will better protect consumers, particularly military personnel, from certain predatory lending practices.
Washington, D.C. – Congressman Jesús “Chuy” García (IL-04) released the following statement after voting in favor of the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) for Fiscal Year 2020: