Rep. Ted James en Rally for Payday Lending Reform <p></p><p></p><p></p><p></p><p>Penny Fisher says she got caught in the payday loan trap.</p><p>“I borrowed $300 back in ’95, and ended up paying $4,983.30 back.”</p><p>Thelma Fleming had two jobs, and lost one. She went to a payday lender to borrow money to pay her bills.</p><p>“And I borrowed $300. That really changed my life because I lost my car. My checking account was closed.”</p><p>State Senator Ben Nevers of Bogalusa says enough is enough. Wed, 26 Mar 2014 08:00:00 +0000 Sue Lincoln 24284 at Rally for Payday Lending Reform WEDNESDAY: Actress Debbie Allen; Politico Gus Weill; State Rep. Ted James; AARP Rep. Andrew Muhl <p>Director, actress, dancer Debbie Allen talks with Jim about her upcoming show <em>Pepito's Story</em> coming to the Manship Theater March 13th - 16th, as well as what it's like to direct an episode of the television show <em>Scandal</em>.</p><p>Louisiana politico Gus Weill drops in on his 81st birthday to talk about presidents Roosevelt, Obama, and a possible future Jindal.</p><p>Louisiana State Rep. Ted James and AARP representative Andrew Muhl talk with Jim about Rep. James' upcoming bill which seeks to cap the Payday Lending loans. These loans, argue's Rep. James, come with outrageously high interest rates and affect thousands who end up finding themselves spiraling into more and more debt.</p><p></p><p> Wed, 12 Mar 2014 15:14:43 +0000 Jim Engster 23649 at WEDNESDAY: State Representative Ted James, Senator Byron Dorgan <p>Jim continues discussion of the George Zimmerman trial verdict with Baton Rouge Rep. Ted James.</p><p>Sen. Byron Dorgan talks with Jim about his new book "Gridlock" and the latest news on Capitol Hill.</p><p> Wed, 17 Jul 2013 13:30:05 +0000 Jim Engster 13479 at