Report: Tennessee Opens Door to Welcome Predatory High-Cost Installment Loans

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: September 5, 2017 CONTACT: Andy Spears (andy@tnca.org) 615.815.4544 Stephen Rouzer (srouzer@nclc.org) 202.595.7847 Report: Tennessee Opens the Door to Welcome Predatory High-Cost Installment Loans NCLC’s 50 State Survey Finds Tennessee Lost Major Ground since 2015; Now One of the Worst in the Nation in Protecting its Citizens from Predatory Loans Updated analysis of […]

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Online Voter Registration Comes to Tennessee

September 1, 2017 by  
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You can now register to vote online in Tennessee. The Tennessean has more: The new system is already available online but the office will officially announce it next week. The move will put the state’s voter registration into the digital age as Tennessee joins a majority of other states that have already implemented similar systems. “This system meets […]

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Why DACA Matters

September 1, 2017 by  
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A note from our friends at People’s Action on DACA: My name is Gerardo. I am a proud undocumented immigrant and a grassroots leader at Colorado People’s Alliance, where we fight for racial justice in Colorado and nationwide. Growing up, I knew I shouldn’t tell other people about my immigration status. I thought it was […]

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Hold Wells Fargo Accountable

Tennessee Citizen Action joined a coalition of 33 groups led by Public Citizen and Americans for Financial Reform (AFR) today in calling on congressional committees to investigate additional deception by Wells Fargo related to insurance sales practices. The groups sent a letter outlining their concerns to the U.S. Senate Banking Committee and the U.S. House Financial Services […]

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Speaking Truth to Power on Healthcare

Jennifer Yamin of Hendersonville engages Senator Bob Corker today outside an event in Hendersonville. Yamin joined with others from Sumner County concerned about healthcare in an attempt to talk with Corker about the issue ahead of next week’s return to Senate action. Yamin expressed her belief that any path forward must protect individuals with pre-existing conditions […]

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Protect Overtime Pay

A message from our friends at People’s Action: Trump likes to talk about how working people are getting a raw deal. But he’s determined to undermine them at every turn. Last year, the Obama administration changed the rules about which workers qualify for overtime pay. The rule meant that more than 12.5 million people would […]

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