Stand Strong in 2017

Friends, As we prepare for 2017, we have many fights ahead. We need to stand strong and fight hard.  We’ll be fighting aggressively for access to healthcare and to protect consumers from fraud.  Today, we’re asking for your support to help keep us fighting. We’ve set a goal of raising $1000 before the year’s end. We’re just […]

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Thank you!

  As the year comes to a close, we at Tennessee Citizen Action want to thank you for all you’ve done to move Tennessee forward this year. Just last week, during our “Week of Action,” over 2000 messages were sent to key policymakers on issues ranging from access to healthcare to protecting consumers from fraud.  […]

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Don’t Put Payday Loan Debt in the Stockings

December 19, 2016 by  
Filed under Issues, Payday Lending, Recent Blog Posts

While it may be tempting to add a little Holiday Cheer by way of extra cash from a payday loan, the long-term debt you’ll experience will feel like a lump of coal after the New Year. The Palm Beach Post reports: stopthedebttrap.org looked at how much it would cost to buy the top 15 items […]

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Of Football and Payday Predators

December 16, 2016 by  
Filed under Issues, Payday Lending, Recent Blog Posts

Friends, Our “Week of Action” is in full force and it is time to stand up to payday predators! Today, we’re asking for your help to stop the TV ads that legitimize payday lending loan sharks.  Payday predators take nearly $400 million from Tennessee families each year — that’s money that could be spent in local […]

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Stand Up for Access to Health Care!

December 15, 2016 by  
Filed under Healthcare, Issues, Recent Blog Posts

Our “Week of Action” is in full force and we need to send a message to Sen. Lamar Alexander. Today, we’re asking for your help to preserve and protect healthcare for hundreds of thousands of Tennesseans.  Since the election, Congressional leaders and the President-elect have been pledging to repeal the Affordable Care Act early in 2017. […]

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Stand Up Against Dark Money

December 14, 2016 by  
Filed under Fair Elections, Issues, Recent Blog Posts

This week is a “Week of Action” and we’re speaking out on issues including consumer protection, access to healthcare, and more.  Today, we’re asking for your help to ensure transparency in election financing in Tennessee.  We recently brought a complaint against an out-of-state special interest group and the candidates it supported with hundreds of thousands of […]

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