The Sound of Ideas: Payday Loan Regulations; Adoption Journey; Statehouse Update

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Regulations released last week by the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau aim to crack down on so-called payday lenders and keep customers who use the services from becoming trapped in debt.  But the regulations are expected to face opposition from Congress.  We'll discuss whether those rules would have any impact here.     Plus, we'll talk about the emotional journey of adult adoptees as they navigate choices which may include seeking out birth families.  Experts say understanding the emotional underpinnings of adoption can help parents better support their children.  And, we'll check in with the Statehouse team to find out what's ahead for lawmakers in Columbus this week.

Guests: 

Stephen Koff, Washington Bureau Chief, Cleveland.com  
Traci Onders, Program Coordinator, Adult Adoptees and Birthparents, Adoption Network Cleveland ( 
Dr. Tom Rogat, PsyD., Clinical Psychologist  
Lisa Buescher, Adoptee, Board Chair, Adoption Network Cleveland  
Karen Kasler, Ohio Statehouse News Bureau Chief  

For More Information:

Adoption Network Cleveland web site

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