Christie to Consider O’Toole Ban of Credit Card Solicitations on Public College Campuses

Legislation sponsored by Kevin O’Toole (R-40) to ban credit card companies from soliciting students on public college campuses was unanimously passed Thursday the full Senate and heads to Gov. Christie for approval.

“Credit card debt and student loan debt are rampant issues in our society,” O’Toole said. “Credit card companies often use merchandise displays offering free sports T-Shirts or blankets to attract young people. This tactic leads young people to open accounts they cannot keep solvent, which can bury them in debt caused by unsuspectingly high interest rates.”

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"He’s obviously working very, very hard at it. I mean he’s traveling all over the country as chairman of the [Republican Governors Association] and I think at this point he has as good a chance or better than anybody else. His name is household word all across the country, and I think he would make a great president."
—former U.S. Rep. Jim Saxton (R-3), on Gov. Chris Christie