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Automatic for the People

There’s some great news about this year’s session of the Tennessee General Assembly. YES! You read that correctly. This year’s legislative session offers some truly good news. A pair of bills have been filed to make it easier for individuals to register to vote. We’ve always fought for greater access to the ballot box and... [Read more]


Who Will Fight Back?

Steve Gill is at it again. He’s joined with a group of right-wing activists to form a new group, Tennesseans for Conservative Action.  This new group pledges to be involved in legislative advocacy to give tax breaks to the wealthy and weaken protections enjoyed by Tennessee workers. You can count on attacks on unions, efforts to weaken... [Read more]


Marsha’s Choice

A Tennessee Loan Shark on the Prowl Marsha Blackburn, who represents Tennessee’s 7th District in Congress, has made her choice. She’s chosen to stand with payday lending loan sharks and against the interests of Tennessee consumers. Blackburn has signed-on to co-sponsor HR 4018, the misnamed “Consumer Protection and Choice... [Read more]


Today is the Day

Today is the day. It’s Giving Tuesday — a chance to show your support to organizations that make a difference in the lives of others. We are asking for your help so we can win the fight for economic justice in Tennessee. We’ve set a goal to raise $500 today. Your support will help us continue working every day for fair wages, access... [Read more]


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Civil Justice

ALEC’s Money Laundering Machine Hits Tennessee

A recent news report out of Georgia turned up some disturbing happenings at the American... 


Miscarriage of Justice Act Deemed Unconstitutional

Back in 2011, we told you all about Governor Bill Haslam’s “Miscarriage... 


Loss of Senator Estes Kefauver 50 Years Ago Still Felt Today Loss of Senator Estes Kefauver 50 Years Ago Still Felt Today

The column by D. Bruce Shine pasted below ran today in the Kingsport Times-News today.... 


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Consumer Protections

Today is the Day

Today is the day. It’s Giving Tuesday — a chance to show your support... 


Baptists Join Fight Against Payday Predators

A Tennessee Loan Shark on the Prowl Momentum is building to rein-in... 


Taking a Bite Out of Loan Sharks

  Last week, we introduced The Loan Shark Ledger — Tennessee’s... 


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