This editorial appeared in The Anchorage Daily News.
It's time for the U.S. Senate to do what the U.S. House did two weeks ago — rein in credit card issuers who have been taking American consumers for a debilitating ride. An amended version of the bill passed by the House is up for Senate action this week. Alaska Sen. Mark Begich was a co-sponsor of the original Senate bill and backs the current version; Alaska Sen. Lisa Murkowski is a likely yes vote, depending on amendments, according to spokesman Michael Brumas.
The bill would:
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