Recent Blog Posts

Trump’s Health Care Sabotage

Our friends at Tennessee Justice Center explain what’s happening with President Trump’s attempts to sabotage the Affordable Care Act: This is what’s happened in the past couple days, and what it means: Cost-Sharing Reductions: President Trump announced plans to end payments to insurers to reimburse them for cost-sharing reductions... [Read more]


Yep, Donald Trump couldn’t get ACA repeal passed through the Senate thanks to strong resistance from voters across America. Now, he’s using Executive Orders to sabotage the system. It’s time for Senators Alexander and Corker to stand up to President Trump and fight for Tennessee families. Here’s more from our friends at Health... [Read more]

Trump or Treat!

It’s October and Donald Trump is still President. This may just be the scariest Halloween ever! We’ve already seen Zombie TrumpCare rear its ugly head time and again. We’ve seen Cabinet secretaries on private jets at taxpayer expense. There’s seemingly no end to the policy nightmares coming from this White House —... [Read more]

TNCA Applauds Federal Action on Payday Predators

Today, the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) issued a rule with protections that will reduce the harms of short-term payday and car-title lending to Tennessee families. Tennessee Citizen Action welcomes this action and calls on Tennessee lawmakers to pass an interest rate cap of 36% or lower for both short-term and long-term payday loans,... [Read more]

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Economic Justice

Middle Class Tax Hike on the Horizon

As Congress and the Trump Administration move from their failed attempts to gut the... 

Protect Overtime Pay

A message from our friends at People’s Action: Trump likes to talk about how... 

Stop Trump’s War on the Poor

A message from our friends at People’s Action: The Trump administration doesn’t... 

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Consumer Protections

Citizen Action Joins Groups Calling for Action after Equifax

The Equifax data breach brought to light many concerns about financial security and... 

After Equifax: To Freeze or to Lock

The Equifax data breach means many consumers, including 3 million Tennesseans, have... 

Wells Fargo Won’t Stop the Lies

Yesterday, Wells Fargo CEO Tim Sloan sat in front of the Senate Banking Committee... 

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