Sumner Activists Speak Out on Tax Scam

A group of Sumner County residents affiliated with Indivisible Sumner County attempted to visit the Gallatin office of Congressman Diane Black today to express concerns about the proposed tax plan Black supports. The group of concerned taxpayers was told by a Sheriff’s Deputy they would not be allowed to enter the public building where Black’s […]

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Statement on Tax Scam

For Immediate Release: Thursday, November 2, 2017 Contact: Andy Spears, 615.815.4544 or andy@tnca.org   New House Tax Bill Guts Health Care for Working Families To Give Tax Breaks to Wealthy and Big Corporations   (Nashville, TN) – After the House Ways and Means Committee released its tax bill that will cut Medicaid and Medicare to […]

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Trump Turns His Back on Consumers

Donald Trump today signed legislation supported by Senators Lamar Alexander and Bob Corker that will allow big banks like Wells Fargo and companies like Equifax to avoid accountability when they defraud or harm consumers. Here’s a statement on the issue from our friends at Consumer Federation of America: Today, President Trump stood shoulder to shoulder […]

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Alexander, Corker Should Oppose Healthcare Tricks on Halloween

For Immediate Release October 31, 2017 Contact: Andy Spears, 615.815.4544 or andy@tnca.org     Tennesseans Urge Senators Alexander, Corker to Oppose Health Care Tricks and Tax Break Treats for Millionaires, Corporations on Halloween   Republicans’ New Tax Bill is another trick to dismantle Medicaid and Medicare while giving Tax Breaks to the Wealthy and Corporations […]

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Veterans Groups Urge Veto of Anti-Consumer Legislation

Last week, Senators Alexander and Corker voted in favor of legislation overturning a key consumer protection governing financial transactions. If signed into law, this will mean companies like Equifax and Wells Fargo can harm and defraud consumers with little recourse. Today, the United Veterans Council added its voice to a number of Veterans Groups calling […]

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Senate May Overturn Consumer Protection, Let Wells Fargo and Equifax Harm Consumers

Tennessee Citizen Action has joined with consumer advocacy groups from around the country to stand up for key protections provided by the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB). This includes ending a practice known as “forced arbitration” which takes away a consumer’s right to have grievances heard in court. Wells Fargo used forced arbitration to avoid […]

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