TN Loan Sharks Charging 375%

Yes. It’s true. Legalized loan sharks in Tennessee can charge up to 375% for a payday loan. Sometimes, these ruthless “lenders” will even offer a “first loan free” program because they know that more than 70% of borrowers will borrow again. And again. And again. The cycle of debt is what payday lenders depend on to […]

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Miscarriage of Justice Act Deemed Unconstitutional

Back in 2011, we told you all about Governor Bill Haslam’s “Miscarriage of Justice Act” — legislation that placed caps on damages in most personal injury and medical malpractice cases. We told you then that if the bill became law, hard working Tennesseans would be punished by a system that placed an arbitrary dollar value on a person’s […]

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STOP the SHARKS!

Payday lenders. They prey on the working poor and those least able to handle a financial emergency. They count on a cycle of debt in order to make ever-increasing profits. And Tennessee has some of the weakest regulations on these predators in the country. These modern-day loan sharks can charge more than 400% interest in Tennessee — […]

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Insure TN: The Time is NOW!

Tonight, Governor Haslam will lay out the details of his Insure TN plan – a plan to provide access to affordable health insurance to some 200,000 Tennesseans by expanding Medicaid. The legislature is slated to act this week on the proposal. Your action now can make a difference. Here are some highlights of the plan: […]

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CONSUMER ALERT! TN DR’s Profiles Missing Crucial Information

TNCA CONSUMER ALERT!   This week, NewsChannel 5’s Jennifer Kraus reported that the Tennessee Health Department and Medical Licensing Board is failing to follow state law and inform the public of any disciplinary or adverse action taken against a doctor on the state’s website.   Under Tennessee’s Health Care Right-To-Know Act, doctors are required to […]

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TNCA ON THE NEWS

Here is a link to the Fox 17 news coverage on the voting irregularities that took place during the May 6th, Davidson County Primary Election. http://fox17.com/news/features/top-stories/stories/worker-fired-after-davidson-county-double-voting-21339.shtml Related Posts:No Related Posts

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Press Release: THE IRREGULARITIES IN VOTING DATA FROM THE MAY 6, 2014 DAVIDSON COUNTY PRIMARY ELECTION.

  TENNESSEE CITIZEN ACTION RELEASES STATEMENT ON THE IRREGULARITIES IN VOTING DATA FROM THE MAY 6, 2014 DAVIDSON COUNTY PRIMARY ELECTION.    Nashville, Tenn. (May12th, 2014) — Tennessee Citizen Action released the following statement expressing grave concern over the irregularities that were discovered during the May 6, 2014 Davidson County Primary Election.               “Tennessee […]

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FREE MOVIE SHOWING Robert Reich’s Inequality for All

March 28, 2014 by  
Filed under Economic Justice, Recent Blog Posts

TNCA Supporters, FREE MOVIE SHOWING of Robert Reich’s “Inequality for All” Followed by a discussion. TOMORROW SAT. March 29, 6 to 8 pm Village Church, 211 North 11th Street, East Nashville Event Sponsered by;  Tennessee Alliance for Progress, Workers Dignity, SEIU Local 205, A Voice, League of Women Voters of Tennessee, Tennesseans for Fair Taxation and […]

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: TNCA PRAISES PA VOTER ID DECISION

Tennessee Citizen Action released the following statement on the Court’s decision to strike down Pennsylvania’s controversial Voter I.D. law. We applaud the state of Pennsylvania and Commonwealth Court Judge Bernard L. McGinley for striking down this unconstitutional law. We hope this will serve as an example to citizens and lawmakers of Tennessee, that Voter ID […]

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TN Legislature Introduces A.C.A Blocking Bill

January 16, 2014 by  
Filed under Healthcare, Recent Blog Posts

Tennessee State Legislature introduces new legislation banning the implementation of the A.C.A. Below, is the link to the bill and it’s co-sponsors, it’s an ongoing process. More to come. http://wapp.capitol.tn.gov/apps/BillInfo/Default.aspx?BillNumber=SB1680 Related Posts:No Related Posts

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