Recent Blog Posts

People Over Pharma

Our friends at People’s Action take aim at the high cost of prescription drugs: From Connecticut to Washington, New York and West Virginia, People’s Action members rallied across the nation this Tuesday to demand Congress and Trump put #PeopleOverPharma profits. “They’re jacking up these prices, and they’re killing people. If you don’t... [Read more]


Era of Data Breaches Makes Checking Credit Imperative

Our friends at Consumer Federation of America on the importance of credit checks in the era of data breaches: With more than 6,500 data breaches in 2018, and thousands more this year, the threat of hackers stealing personal information has never been higher. Consumers must remain vigilant and consistently use basic security measures, such as multi-step... [Read more]


Stopping Voter Suppression

The Tennessee Journal reports that a number of groups have filed a lawsuit to prevent Secretary of State Tre Hargett’s voter suppression law from going into effect: Several groups are seeking to block a new Tennessee law placing restrictions on signing up voters from going into effect, the AP’s Jonathan Mattise reports. The law, which is presumed... [Read more]


Winning the Fight for Medicare for All

Tennessee Citizen Action is a proud affiliate of People’s Action and we were honored to stand with them in speaking out about the importance of Medicare for All  — here’s more on big news regarding the American Medical Association and the fight for universal health care: Big healthcare built a big wall to hold back Medicare For All.... [Read more]


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Economic Justice

The Real Cost of Quality Child Care

Our friends at Economic Policy Institute share this report on the importance of investing... 


Trump: Lying to Labor

From our friends at People’s Action: Trump is fond of surrounding himself with... 


House Passes RAISE the WAGE!

The U.S. House of Representatives today passed the Raise the Wage Act — raising... 


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Consumer Protections

Era of Data Breaches Makes Checking Credit Imperative

Our friends at Consumer Federation of America on the importance of credit checks... 


CFPB Should Protect Consumers, Not Debt Collectors

From the Tulsa World:   Abusive debt collection practices run rampant. Oklahomans... 


Senate Action Needed to Stop RoboCalls

From the Robertson County Connection: “If adopted by the Senate, these consumer... 


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