Recent Blog Posts
What Jeremy Durham Exposed
No, not that. Well, probably that. But also, he exposed a huge loophole in Tennessee campaign finance law.
In fact, what Durham exposed was so big that now, Speaker Beth Harwell wants to take action.
Specifically, Durham’s campaign finance misdeeds relate to a disappearing $190,000. The money was allegedly invested, which isn’t currently... [Read more]
Double Your Impact — Keep the Fight Alive
This year, we’ve been fighting hard on issues ranging from healthcare security to payday lending to campaign finance transparency.
We plan to keep fighting — this year and into the 2017 legislative session.
And we’re pleased to have the support of activists from across the state.
Now, we have a tremendous opportunity to strengthen... [Read more]
Fighting for Election Transparency
We believe elections should be fair and that campaign funding should be transparent. That’s why we filed a complaint when an outside group spent hundreds of thousands of dollars in Nashville School Board races and appeared to be coordinating their efforts with candidates in violation of Tennessee campaign finance law.
We’re pleased the Tennessee... [Read more]
The Case for Payday Lending Reform
The Orlando Sentinel argues that the CFPB’s proposed payday lending rules should be made stronger:
The proposed federal regulations would compel payday lenders to do more to assess whether a borrower has the ability to afford a loan. They would be required to check the borrower’s credit and consider his other living expenses. This is what... [Read more]
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