Recent Blog Posts

Bad News for TN Motorists

Tennessee News Service reports on a dangerous new Tennessee law that impacts car buyers and motorists: There’s one more reason to read the fine print when buying your next car in Tennessee. A new law in the Volunteer State allows used car dealers to sell vehicles that are under a safety recall, as long as the buyer signs a disclosure form. The... [Read more]


Mulvaney Undermines Consumer Bureau

Our friends at Allied Progress highlight Mick Mulvaney’s attempt to gut the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB): It appears Mick Mulvaney is working at cross purposes. On the one hand he is working hard to keep certain government services open as director of President Trump’s Office of Management and Budget. On the other hand, as Trump’s... [Read more]


Trump Admin Coming for Worker Tips

Tennessee News Service reports on a rule change proposed by the Trump Administration that would change how tipped workers are compensated: The Department of Labor wants to rescind Obama-era rules that barred employers from seizing their workers’ tips. Researchers at the Economic Policy Institute found that the change could cost tipped workers... [Read more]


Mulvaney Cozies Up to Loan Sharks, Faces Hurdles

Even as acting (and unlawfully appointed) CFPB Director Mick Mulvaney works to strengthen his relationship with predatory payday loan sharks, legal experts say significant obstacles may stand in his way. That’s surely welcome news to consumers. More from American Banker: The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau faces significant obstacles in reopening... [Read more]


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Economic Justice

TN Congressional Delegation Puts Coal in Stockings

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE DECEMBER 20, 2017 Contact: Andy Spears, 615-815-4544 or andy@tnca.org... 


Tax Scam Passes House, Senators Alexander, Corker should Oppose

As all Republican members of Tennessee’s congressional delegation voted in... 


Cheers, Jeers as Senate Passes Tax Scam

For Immediate Release Date: December 2, 2017 Contact: Andy Spears, 615.815.4544 or andy@tnca.org   Cheers... 


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Consumer Protections

Bad News for TN Motorists

Tennessee News Service reports on a dangerous new Tennessee law that impacts car... 


Mulvaney Undermines Consumer Bureau

Our friends at Allied Progress highlight Mick Mulvaney’s attempt to gut the... 


Mulvaney Cozies Up to Loan Sharks, Faces Hurdles

Even as acting (and unlawfully appointed) CFPB Director Mick Mulvaney works to strengthen... 


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