Recent Blog Posts

Lamar’s Lost His Way

Here’s what our senior Senator has to say about the latest healthcare craze: Skinny Repeal. Senator Lamar Alexander said the skinny bill itself “is not a solution” to resolving what he sees as the problems with Obamacare. But he urged fellow Republican senators to pass it in order to set up a committee of House and Senate... [Read more]

Don’t Get Distracted

An important message from our friends at Tennessee Justice Center: If the dizzying speed of health care policy votes has left you confused, here’s what you need to know. On Tuesday in the early afternoon, the Senate secured the votes that it needed to pass the Motion to Proceed. This vote began debate on the series of health bills that have... [Read more]

“Skinny Repeal”

What is all this talk of “Skinny Repeal?” It’s bad news, plain and simple. Our friends at People’s Action explain a bit — and offer ideas on what YOU can do to make a difference. The news reports on the health care repeal are coming fast. But there’s only one story: GOP leaders want to take away our health care. We’ve... [Read more]

What’s Next on Healthcare?

Our Senators — Bob Corker and Lamar Alexander — joined a slim majority to move forward on efforts to strip healthcare from 15 – 30 million Americans. Now, there’s Senate debate. What does that mean? What can you do? Keila Franks from Tennessee Justice Center explains: Right now, the Senate is debating various proposals to repeal... [Read more]

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Economic Justice

No Free Pass for Wall Street

From our national partners at People’s Action: Elizabeth Warren calls them... 

Trump Budget Hits Tennessee Hard

From Tennessee News Service:   For more than 50 years, the Appalachian Regional... 

Military, Veterans Groups Stand up for CFPB

A coalition of military and veterans groups sent a letter to congressional leaders... 

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Consumer Protections

House Passes Bill Stripping Consumer Protections

National Consumer Law Center’s Lauren Saunders explains yesterday’s House... 

Corker Swims with Loan Sharks Preying on Tennesseans

It’s Shark Week! Tennessee’s Senator Bob Corker is swimming with the... 

Corker Stands Against Consumers

Tennessee Citizen Action stands with consumer advocates across the nation in support... 

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