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Payday-loan rules needed

I wrote to a Utah senator regarding the unbelievably high interest rates charged in Utah by pre-payday lenders. He stated, "The state has no control over interstate commerce corporations."

My response: "Horsefeathers." Oregon recently passed a maximum interest rate of 36 percent. Now those pre-payday loan sharks have fled Oregon to Utah, California, Idaho and Nevada. Our representatives are foolishly failing to protect us from this cancer.

Drew Crowley

Salt Lake City