Lesser Leading National Fight In Crackdown Of Companies Collecting Student Loans

March 2, 2018

Amid reports Education Secretary Betsy DeVos wants to undermine state laws regulating companies that collect student loans, Rep. Matthew Lesser is at the forefront of efforts across the country to stop her. Read this MarketWatch.com news story. Leading the passage of Connecticut's law, Representative Lesser kicked off a movement to regulate students loans.

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Protecting Against Student-Debt Abuses

October 2, 2017

Thanks to the efforts of Rep. Matthew Lesser, the House chair of the legislature's Banking Committee, Connecticut is at the forefront of states that have taken action to protect people from student-loan servicing companies that have taken advantage of indebted students.

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CT Help With Personal Banking And Finance

March 31, 2017

Representative Matt Lesser, House chair of the legislature's Banking Committee, discusses the various resources and programs the state Department of Banking offers for people who have personal issues and concerns.

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Banking Reforms Taking Effect Soon

September 16, 2016

Recently the Hartford Business Journal wrote a great article breaking down a major piece of Banking Committee legislation that we passed this session. I encourage you to give it a read and learn more about how Connecticut is both protecting consumers and expanding opportunities for businesses. 

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