Recent Blog Posts

Send a Message to Bill Lee

A note from our friends at Tennessee Justice Center: We need to tell Gov.-elect Bill Lee that it’s now his job to address our state’s most urgent health care needs by expanding Medicaid. Please take 2 min to submit your comment on his transition website! As the Tennessean stated in an editorial yesterday, one of the top priorities for... [Read more]


Payday Predators Big Losers on Election Night

Our friends at Allied Progress did an analysis of Tuesday’s election results and found that being a payday predator’s friend didn’t turn out so well. Here’s their breakdown of the results: The people have spoken. They want Congress to protect consumers and strengthen the CFPB’s ability to hold banks, predatory lenders, and... [Read more]


Money Talks: More than $21 Million in Collusion

Just last week, we announced the filing of an amended Federal Election Commission (FEC) complaint against Marsha Blackburn’s Senate campaign and outside groups including Mitch McConnell’s Senate Leadership Fund, Americans for Prosperity, and Club for Growth. Today, we’ve learned the Senate Leadership Fund has made ad buys totaling... [Read more]


TN AG Stands with Military Servicemembers Against Payday Predators

Tennessee Attorney General Herb Slatery announced he is standing in support of the Military Lending Act and urging the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) to continue enforcing the law. From a press release: Attorney General Herbert Slatery III today joined a coalition of 33 attorneys general calling on the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau... [Read more]


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Economic Justice

More Debt, Higher Risk for Students — PROSPER Act

Some analysis from our friends at The Institute for College Access and Success (TICAS): Congress... 


SNAP Cuts Fail in House

A Farm Bill that included billions of dollars in cuts to the Supplemental Nutrition... 


Time to Fight for SNAP

This year, Congress gave every millionaire in the United States a $51,000 tax break... 


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Consumer Protections

Payday Predators Big Losers on Election Night

Our friends at Allied Progress did an analysis of Tuesday’s election results... 


TN AG Stands with Military Servicemembers Against Payday Predators

Tennessee Attorney General Herb Slatery announced he is standing in support of the... 


Bursting Into Flames

That’s what’s happened to hundreds of KIAs and Hyundais and what keeps... 


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