Regional Roundup – 08/05/19
This week: nepotism at the Philadelphia Parking Authority, NJ's moves to protect student borrowers, and the #1 classic car collector in the world.Listen 49:04
Guests: Mike Newall, Beverly Brown-Ruggia, Fred Simeone
On this week’s Regional Roundup: we’ll talk with Philadelphia Inquirer columnist MIKE NEWALL about the rampant nepotism at the Philadelphia Parking Authority. Then, New Jersey students have a combined loan debt of $36.5 billion. We’ll discuss two new laws in the Garden State aimed at protecting student borrowers. BEVERLY BROWN-RUGGIA, the New Jersey Citizen Action’s financial justice organizer, explains how the new rules will crack down on deceptive lending practices and force colleges to be more cost transparent. We’ll also talk with Kensington-born FRED SIMEONE, who was just named the number one classic car collector in the world by the Classic Car Trust, beating out Ralph Lauren and Sam Walton.
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