Blackburn Should Return Drug Money

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE                                                                            CONTACT: ANDY SPEARS OCTOBER 19, 2017                                                                                           615.815.4544 or andy@tnca.org       Consumer Group Calls on Blackburn to Return Drug Money “If Blackburn cares about Tennessee families, she’ll return this money and join the fight against our state’s opioid epidemic”   (Nashville, TN) – Consumer advocacy group Tennessee Citizen Action today called […]

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Trump’s Health Care Sabotage

October 15, 2017 by  
Filed under Healthcare, Issues, Recent Blog Posts

Our friends at Tennessee Justice Center explain what’s happening with President Trump’s attempts to sabotage the Affordable Care Act: This is what’s happened in the past couple days, and what it means: Cost-Sharing Reductions: President Trump announced plans to end payments to insurers to reimburse them for cost-sharing reductions (CSRs), which total around $7 billion annually. […]

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Sabotage!

October 12, 2017 by  
Filed under Healthcare, Issues, Recent Blog Posts

Yep, Donald Trump couldn’t get ACA repeal passed through the Senate thanks to strong resistance from voters across America. Now, he’s using Executive Orders to sabotage the system. It’s time for Senators Alexander and Corker to stand up to President Trump and fight for Tennessee families. Here’s more from our friends at Health Care for […]

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Trump or Treat!

October 12, 2017 by  
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It’s October and Donald Trump is still President. This may just be the scariest Halloween ever! We’ve already seen Zombie TrumpCare rear its ugly head time and again. We’ve seen Cabinet secretaries on private jets at taxpayer expense. There’s seemingly no end to the policy nightmares coming from this White House — the Wall, the […]

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TNCA Applauds Federal Action on Payday Predators

Today, the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) issued a rule with protections that will reduce the harms of short-term payday and car-title lending to Tennessee families. Tennessee Citizen Action welcomes this action and calls on Tennessee lawmakers to pass an interest rate cap of 36% or lower for both short-term and long-term payday loans, a […]

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Citizen Action Joins Groups Calling for Action after Equifax

The Equifax data breach brought to light many concerns about financial security and consumer protection. As Congress digs deeper, Tennessee Citizen Action joined with consumer groups from around the nation to call for meaningful policy solutions. Here’s what we told lawmakers: First, the Equifax scandal underscores the importance of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau’s rule […]

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