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    The payday debate

    Regulating payday loans is up for debate at Legislative Hall in Dover. Some argue payday lenders provide a necessary service big banks don’t. While others claim the service preys on individuals living paycheck to paycheck. We hear from both sides.

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    Barbara Reed is West End Neighborhood House‘s Director of Housing and Financial Management. She also oversees the Loans Plus program, the only alternative to payday lending offered in Delaware.  

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