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Raise the Wage: TOMORROW

Our friends at Economic Policy Institute have some key information on the Raise the Wage Act — scheduled to be voted on TOMORROW (July 18th, 2019) — Tennessee’s Jim Cooper of Nashville and Steve Cohen of Memphis are co-sponsors: The House of Representatives will vote on a $15 minimum wage TOMORROW! Click here to see if your Representative... [Read more]


Concerns Raised about Income Share Agreements (ISAs)

Our friends at Americans for Financial Reform outline some concerns regarding Income Share Agreements as a form of student loan: Americans for Financial Reform is very concerned about the introduction of the ISA Student Protection Act by Senators Mark Warner (D-VA), Todd Young (R-IN), Chris Coons (D-DE) and Marco Rubio (R-FL), a bill that aims to fuel... [Read more]


Pharma Mega Mergers Hurt Consumers

It’s big money for Big Pharma and nothing for consumers as Katy Milani of the Roosevelt Institute explains in this article: Consolidation in the pharmaceutical industry has troubling consequences. The number of mergers and acquisitions involving one of the top 25 firms more than doubled from 29 in 2006 to 61 in 2015, in part due to lax merger... [Read more]


Save Hospitals and Lives with Medicaid Expansion

A study by the Sycamore Institute indicates that Medicaid Expansion may help stem the tide of rural hospital closures in Tennessee. Our state now leads the nation in rural hospital closures per capita. Additionally, 21 counties now lack an emergency room. Here are some key takeaways from the report: TennCare expansion could provide significant federal... [Read more]


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Economic Justice

Raise the Wage: TOMORROW

Our friends at Economic Policy Institute have some key information on the Raise the... 


The Soul of a Union Man

A note from our friends at People’s Action and retiring United Steelworkers... 


A New Gilded Age

A note on income inequality From our friends at People’s Action: “Welcome... 


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Consumer Protections

Concerns Raised about Income Share Agreements (ISAs)

Our friends at Americans for Financial Reform outline some concerns regarding Income... 


Stopping Robocalls

Our friends at the National Consumer Law Center on bipartisan legislation moving... 


FIRE!

Caution: Your car may catch fire — IF it’s a Hyundai or Kia. More by... 


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