Some high-powered Arizona legislators lag an effort to revive the type of high-interest, predatory loans Arizonans prohibited in 2008.

“They don’t call them payday advances,” says Cynthia Zwick of the Arizona Neighborhood Action Association. “They call them flex loans – however it’s essentially the very same product.”

Who are they?Republicans David

Gowan, speaker of the Houseyour home and candidate for Congress, and Sen. John Kavanagh, vice chair of the Appropriations Committee, are among the sponsors of SB 1447, which will be heard in the Senate Finance Committee at 9 am Wednesday.