Internet Loans Poll Points to Support for Loan Limits By Michael Pope • Dec 26, 2019 Virginia voters want to see the General Assembly take action on curbing high-interest lending in Virginia. That's one finding of a poll that may factor into the upcoming session. High Interest Lenders Investing in General Assembly Campaigns By Michael Pope • Oct 1, 2019 NPR Car-title lenders and internet lenders have stepped up their campaign contributions in recent years. So far this election cycle the industry has given about $840,000 and more campaign cash may be on the way before Election Day. Lawmakers Look To Put Limits On Internet Loans By Michael Pope • Jan 30, 2018 In Richmond, a bipartisan coalition is cracking down on predatory lending. Senate Panel Votes to Crack Down on Internet Loans By Michael Pope • Jan 17, 2017 Michael Pope In Richmond, lawmakers are cracking down on internet loans.