Bothwell as well as other experts of this industry state it profits from predatory financing that targets young and workers that are low-income.

With election time, might 8, fast approaching, Cecil Bothwell is bashing their primary rival within the 11th Congressional District Democratic primary, Hayden Rogers, when planning on taking campaign contributions through the cash advance industry.

Bothwell as well as other experts associated with the industry state it profits from predatory financing that targets young and workers that are low-income.

The Bothwell campaign sent a news release May 2 asserting that Rogers has accepted $17,500 in campaign contributions from people, lobbyists and special-interest teams connected utilizing the industry. Although the contributions are appropriate, Bothwell records that the industry is not legally allowed to work in new york. As well as in the news release, Bothwell rhetorically asks the question that is pointed “how come an applicant from N.C. attracting and accepting therefore much funds from a business prohibited in N.C.?”

On the other hand, Bothwell, whom additionally acts on Asheville City Council, notes that his campaign “will accept no funds from corporations or business PACs.” Plus in a television advertisement their to begin the main campaign — Bothwell appears directly into the digital digital camera, declaring: “I won’t take one cent from corporations or their lobbyists you need a congressman who represents you not the fat cats because I believe. My Washington-insider opponent has brought 1000s of dollars through the pay day loan industry, a kind of predatory lending that is been prohibited in vermont. Hayden Rogers represents everything that is incorrect in Washington, D.C.”

View the Bothwell advertisement right right here:

But Andrew Whalen, consultant to your Rogers campaign, brushes off the attacks, countering that Bothwell “has been negative and angry for the campaign.” Whalen adds: “This is simply the latest petty and attempt that is desperate an assault from an applicant that knows he’s planning to lose.” Rogers, longtime chief of staff for incumbent Democratic 11th District Rep. Continue reading