Recent Blog Posts

Senate Health Bill: Wrecks Health Care, Gives Tax Breaks to Rich

A statement on the Senate’s health care legislation from our partners at Health Care for America Now: The following is a statement from Margarida Jorge and Ethan Rome, co-directors of Health Care for America Now (HCAN), following the release of the CBO score on the Senate GOP repeal bill.   “As the CBO score confirms, the Senate repeal... [Read more]


Wrecking America’s Health Care

As more details emerge about the Senate version of TrumpCare, there’s more to dislike. Here’s a statement from our national partners at Health Care for America Now: The following is a statement from Margarida Jorge and Ethan Rome, co-directors of Health Care for America Now (HCAN), following the release of the Senate GOP repeal bill. “It’s... [Read more]


Broken Promises on Health Care

A word on the Senate health care bill from our friends at Tennessee Justice Center: The Senate just released its version of the American Health Care Act. We are analyzing the bill now, but one thing is clear: The Senators broke their promise. They promised to improve our health care system and promised to protect the health coverage of their... [Read more]


Grim Reaper Exposes Reality of Health Care Bill

Tennesseans Urge Senate to Put Families’ Health Care First, Not Tax Breaks for the Rich and Corporations   National Day of Action Calls Attention to Winners and Losers in GOP Repeal Effort   Tennesseans including Tennessee Citizen Action members, health care advocates and people potentially impacted by Republican plans to repeal the Affordable... [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

Payday Loans Called “Ridiculous”

That’s the statement from Chattanooga City Council member Carol Berz after... 


No Free Pass for Wall Street

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


Tell Congress: Don’t Gut the Rules on Wall Street

Tennessee consumers depend on the protections provided by the Consumer Financial... 


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