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Ford Recall Highlights Need for Lara’s Law

Ford announced today a recall of nearly 600,000 cars due to two different safety concerns. WSMV reports: Ford is recalling more than 570,000 vehicles in North America and Europe to fix separate problems that can cause engine fires and doors to fly open unexpectedly. While it is distressing to know your car could cause a dangerous, even life-threatening... [Read more]


Haslam Needs a Push on Insure Tennessee

After Congress failed to repeal the Affordable Care Act last week, some are asking if Governor Bill Haslam and the Tennessee General Assembly will revisit Insure Tennessee. Insure Tennessee is Haslam’s plan to expand healthcare coverage to nearly 300,000 Tennesseans. While states that have used the ACA to expand access to coverage like Kentucky... [Read more]


Time to Close the Coverage Gap

Our friends at the Tennessee Justice Center are asking YOU to taking action. Let’s work together and help nearly 300,000 Tennesseans gain access to affordable healthcare: On Friday, the American Health Care Act was pulled from the House floor instead of going to a vote where it would have been killed. As Speaker Paul Ryan affirmed, this means... [Read more]


Senate Committee Refuses to Hear Life-Saving “Lara’s Law”

 (Nashville, TN) – Members of the Senate Transportation Committee yesterday refused to even discuss legislation that would protect consumers from purchasing unsafe cars. Senator Mark Green of Clarksville presented Senate Bill 813 known as “Lara’s Law” to the committee for consideration. While Senator Jeff Yarbro of Nashville made a motion to... [Read more]


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Economic Justice

Andy Puzder Withdraws as Labor Secretary Nominee

Just one day after citizen activists demonstrated in front of the offices of Senators... 


Statement on Confirmation of Steve Mnuchin

Statement of Tennessee Citizen Action Executive Director Andy Spears on the confirmation... 


Stand With Nissan Workers

Here’s some news about an event tomorrow (January 26th, 2017) from our friends... 


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Consumer Protections

Ford Recall Highlights Need for Lara’s Law

Ford announced today a recall of nearly 600,000 cars due to two different safety... 


Senate Committee Refuses to Hear Life-Saving “Lara’s Law”

 (Nashville, TN) – Members of the Senate Transportation Committee yesterday refused... 


Burgers, Brews, and Resistance

We are back at it again this week! We’ll be at the Offices of Senators Alexander... 


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