In About an Hour

July 25, 2017 by  
Filed under Healthcare, Issues, Recent Blog Posts

That’s all the time we have left — in about an hour, the Senate leadership under the direction of Mitch McConnell will begin voting to take away healthcare from millions of Americans. The time to act is now. The first vote is expected at around 1:15 central time. MORE from our friends at People’s Action: […]

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CALL NOW!

July 25, 2017 by  
Filed under Healthcare, Issues, Recent Blog Posts

Today is the day! A message from our friends at Tennessee Justice Center: The Senate plans to vote today around 2:15 ET (1:15 CT) on whether or not to consider versions of a bill that would repeal the Affordable Care Act and restructure our health care system in devastating ways. Your voice has never mattered […]

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One More Call?

July 24, 2017 by  
Filed under Healthcare, Issues, Recent Blog Posts

Can you do that? Can you make one more phone call? Tomorrow, Senator Majority Leader Mitch McConnell plans to call a vote on some version of TrumpCare or maybe just a straight repeal of the Affordable Care Act. Depending on what form the vote takes, passage could mean a loss of coverage for between 22 […]

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Corker Swims with Loan Sharks Preying on Tennesseans

It’s Shark Week! Tennessee’s Senator Bob Corker is swimming with the sharks — helping payday predators and big banks take a bite out of Tennessee consumers. We won’t stand for it! Here’s more from People’s Action on how you can bite back: It’s Shark Week again and the loan sharks are circling. With a bully […]

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Corker Stands Against Consumers

Tennessee Citizen Action stands with consumer advocates across the nation in support of the Consumer Finance Protection Bureau’s rule on forced arbitration. We believe consumers should have the right to seek corrective action in court when necessary. Today, Senator Bob Corker announced his co-sponsorship of legislation that would return power to big banks, predatory lenders, […]

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Statement on Senate Health Care Legislation

Statement of TNCA Executive Director Andy Spears on U.S. Senate Health Care Legislation Tennessee families and communities are better off now that the immediate threat of the Better Care Reconciliation Act is gone. Sadly, we had to depend on leadership from Senators in states like Kansas, Utah, and West Virginia as our own Senators Alexander […]

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