A bill on payday advances, sponsored by Democratic State Sen. Marko Liias, seems to be dead for the present legislative session.
Fellow Democrats have actually criticized Lias for sponsoring the balance, stating that it weakens WashingtonвЂ™s strict guidelines on payday lending.
The bill passed the State Senate in very early March with a 30-18 vote, with Democratic Sens. Maralyn Chase and Rosemary McAuliffe voting no.
In the home, the balance got a вЂњpassвЂќ suggestion through the committee on company and economic solutions, with Democratic State Rep. Cindy Ryu voting for the вЂњdo not passвЂќ recommendation, and Rep.