rent_to_own

Democrats, advocates speak out against rent to own

Vote expected Thursday

Opponents to the rent-to-own industry are making one last plea for the Legislature's budget committee to reject Gov. Scott Walker's proposal to exempt the stores from Wisconsin's consumer protection laws.

Republicans want rent-to-own out of budget

Lawmakers call for separate bill

Two Republican state senators want the Legislature's finance committee to delete wording in Gov. Scott Walker's executive budget that would exempt rent-to-own businesses from Wisconsin's consumer protection laws.