Recent Blog Posts

Making Prepaid Cards Better

Prepaid cards are a growing segment in the financial sector — a way to get paid and to pay bills. Eric Johnson, Dean of Vanderbilt’s Owen Graduate School of Management, wrote recently that it’s important these cards have protections in place for consumers. Here’s some of what he had to say: Nearly a third of Tennessee’s households... [Read more]


Where in the World is TN’s Insurance Commissioner?

While Tennessee consumers face the highest health insurance rate increases in the country, the Insurance Commissioner who approved those increases is taking industry-funded trips to Bermuda and Puerto Rico. That’s just not right. Newschannel5 reports: Critics say Tennessee’s insurance commissioner spends way too much time away from her office,... [Read more]


Holding Government Officials Accountable

Tennesseans should be able to count on their government officials to show up to work and advocate for what’s best for our state. When they don’t, we work to hold them accountable. Newschannel5’s Jennifer Kraus reports on Tennessee’s Commissioner of Commerce and Insurance – the state’s top insurance regulator —... [Read more]


Standing up for Truth

Last week, we joined with Nashville Indivisible to demonstrate outside an event featuring Congressman Marsha Blackburn and Trump Adviser Kellyanne Conway. The message: It’s time for the truth. No more alternative facts. No more secrets and games on health care. Tell the truth. Here’s a bit of the coverage: A group marched through downtown... [Read more]


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Economic Justice

Military, Veterans Groups Stand up for CFPB

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


Remarks at Nashville Tax Rally

I was honored to speak at the Nashville Tax Rally on Saturday, April 15th and join... 


Stand Up and Defend the Wall Street Watchdog

From our friends at People’s Action: Trump told his crowds that when he was... 


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Consumer Protections

Making Prepaid Cards Better

Prepaid cards are a growing segment in the financial sector — a way to get... 


Holding Government Officials Accountable

Tennesseans should be able to count on their government officials to show up to work... 


Fighting for Lara

For the past two years, we’ve worked with Jay and Gerri Gass on legislation... 


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