Recent Blog Posts

Resistance Requires Persistence

Thanks to everyone for continuing to participate in Resist Trump Tuesdays and other events designed to show we will not sit quietly and accept Trump’s destructive agenda. Last week alone, there were rallies or activities of resistance nearly every day — mostly focused on health care and the lack of town halls hosted by Senators Corker... [Read more]


TNCA Joins Groups Calling on Wells Fargo to End “Rip-Off Clause”

Tennessee Citizen Action joined consumer groups from across the country today in calling on Wells Fargo to end the practice of forced arbitration — known as the “rip-off clause” that prevents consumers from using every legal avenue to recover damages. From a press release on the issue:    In news events across the nation, in... [Read more]


Save My Care Bus Stops in Nashville

Despite the fact that Senators Bob Corker and Lamar Alexander have not scheduled any recess Town Halls, hundreds of Tennesseans showed up at Centennial Park in Nashville on Wednesday to urge the two lawmakers to work to protect access to affordable healthcare. Specifically, those in attendance were asking for preservation of the Affordable Care Act. WKRN... [Read more]


Our Tuesday Town Hall

Senators Lamar Alexander and Bob Corker failed to schedule any town halls to engage directly with constituents during the congressional recess, so we brought the town hall to their Nashville offices today. Most of the 75 citizen activists in attendance were told that no staff were available to meet, but a handful were able to meet with Rachel Lee, a... [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

TNCA Joins Groups Calling on Wells Fargo to End “Rip-Off Clause”

Tennessee Citizen Action joined consumer groups from across the country today in... 


Standing Up for Us

That’s the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB). It has returned billions... 


Standing Up for Victims of Medical Malpractice

While some lawmakers are supporting legislation pushed by an out-of-state special... 


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