Ohio Public Radio
1:24 am
Thu October 30, 2008

State Issue 5 - Part 2

Columbus, OH – Are Ohioans being ripped off by payday loans? If we LIMIT the loans, will Ohio lose JOBS? Those questions and more are in the spotlight in a bitter debate over State Issue 5, a proposed crackdown on short-term loans. Yesterday, statehouse correspondent Bill Cohen explained how the controversial ballot proposal began in the legislature a year ago. Today, in part 2 of the series, we hear the pro and con arguments AND why some voters are so confused.