SEVERE WX : Excessive Heat Warning View Alerts

Sen. Joe Donnelly working to protect soldiers and their families

Indiana Senator Joe Donnelly is working to protect soldiers and their families from abusive financial practices.

Posted: Aug 27, 2018 12:23 AM
Updated: Aug 27, 2018 1:04 AM

WASHINGTON, D.C. (WLFI) — Indiana Senator Joe Donnelly is working to protect soldiers and their families from abusive financial practices.

Donnelly helped lead 48 other Senators in urging the Administration not to abandon its duty to protect service members and their families under the Military Lending Act.

This comes after Donnelly expressed concern last week with the Administration's move to suspend Military Lending Act examinations.

In a letter Donnelly and the Senators called on Consumer Financial Protection Bureau's Director Mick Mulvaney not to halt military lending checks.

"The administration has talked about suspending financial protections for our service members, I can't think of a worse idea, what we want to do is be there for our service members," said Donnelly. 

Donnelly said setting military families up for success should be a top priority.

Article Comments

West Lafayette
Overcast
78° wxIcon
Hi: 93° Lo: 66°
Feels Like: 80°
Kokomo
Overcast
93° wxIcon
Hi: 93° Lo: 66°
Feels Like: 102°
Rensselaer
Overcast
70° wxIcon
Hi: 80° Lo: 64°
Feels Like: 70°
Fowler
Overcast
70° wxIcon
Hi: 82° Lo: 64°
Feels Like: 70°
Williamsport
Broken Clouds
79° wxIcon
Hi: 83° Lo: 66°
Feels Like: 82°
Crawfordsville
Clear
88° wxIcon
Hi: 93° Lo: 67°
Feels Like: 96°
Frankfort
Overcast
89° wxIcon
Hi: 89° Lo: 66°
Feels Like: 97°
Delphi
Scattered Clouds
88° wxIcon
Hi: 91° Lo: 66°
Feels Like: 95°
Monticello
Scattered Clouds
88° wxIcon
Hi: 90° Lo: 66°
Feels Like: 95°
Logansport
Scattered Clouds
88° wxIcon
Hi: 90° Lo: 64°
Feels Like: 96°
Cooler Conditions To Start The Week
WLFI Radar
WLFI Temps
WLFI Planner

Community Events