Citations with the tag: PAWNBROKING -- Government policy
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- Pawnbrokers assail `misguided' attack by Bridgeport mayor.
Dzikowski, Don // Fairfield County Business Journal; 06/16/97, Vol. 36 Issue 23, p1
Reports on the reaction of pawnbrokers in Bridgeport, Connecticut concerning the campaign against them by Bridgeport Mayor Joseph Ganim. Announcement by Ganim to close down local pawnshop industry effective September 30, 1997; Sale of stolen goods; Service of pawnshops to lower-income people;...
- City to pawn shops: Keep your distance.
McClain, Randy // New Orleans CityBusiness (1994 to 2008); 1/16/95, Vol. 15 Issue 28, p7
Reports the approval of the New Orleans City Planning Commission of rules aimed at limiting the spread of pawn shops. Effect on those operating at the Central Business District; Reason for controlling pawnshops situated next to gambling casinos.
- Bridgeport pawn shops target of regulatory crackdown.
Duby, Christopher // Fairfield County Business Journal; 3/4/96, Vol. 35 Issue 10, p9
Reports on the plan of Bridgeport, Connecticut Police Chief Thomas J. Sweeney to put pawn shops in the area under tight regulatory control. Propensity of the shops to facilitate criminal acts; Plan to limit the number of the shops.
- An unforeseen problem.
Elvin, John // Insight on the News; 04/19/99, Vol. 15 Issue 14, p35
Reports that the National Pawnbrokers Association (NPA) in the United States is seeking the nullification of a regulation enacted by the United States Congress for tracking and confiscating unlicensed firearms presented as collateral in pawnshops. Drop in number of firearms offers as...
- City clamps down on new pawn shops.
McClain, Randy // New Orleans CityBusiness (1994 to 2008); 1/2/95, Vol. 15 Issue 26, p1
Focuses on plans by staff members at the City Planning Commission to devise rules that restrict the spread of pawn shops in New Orleans, Louisiana. Banning of new pawn shops from most of the Central Business District; Efforts to save gamblers from themselves.
- Second-Hand Woes.
Christman, Ed // Billboard; 5/12/207, Vol. 119 Issue 19, p8
The article discusses how independent record stores selling and buying used compact discs across the United States are expressing their concern over stepped-up pawnbroker-related laws enacted in Florida and Utah and pending in Rhode Island and Wisconsin. In Florida, the legislation requires all...