We Can Win the Healthcare Fight!

March 23, 2017 by  
Filed under Healthcare, Issues, Recent Blog Posts

Today is the day! Leadership in the House of Representatives has set today as the day to vote for the TrumpCare bill — a bill that would mean 14 million Americans lose health insurance by 2018 and 24 million by 2026. A bill that would mean loss of coverage for 526,000 Tennesseans. A bill that […]

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Dear Senators: NO TrumpCare!

March 21, 2017 by  
Filed under Healthcare, Issues, Recent Blog Posts

Today in Nashville, around 50 citizen activists gathered outside the offices of Senators Lamar Alexander and Bob Corker to expression opposition to TrumpCare. Those in attendance spoke out about the negative impacts of the TrumpCare plan moving rapidly through the house, including the loss of health insurance for more than 500,000 Tennesseans. A staff member […]

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We Sent a Message: NO TrumpCare

March 20, 2017 by  
Filed under Healthcare, Issues, Recent Blog Posts

Friends, Donald Trump was in Nashville last week pitching his disastrous healthcare plan that would cause 24 million Americans to lose access to affordable health insurance. We joined with groups across Tennessee to stand up, speak out, and say “NO” to TrumpCare. Here’s more from the Our Future blog: In January, Trump promised, “ We’re […]

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Welcome Donald Trump

March 9, 2017 by  
Filed under Healthcare, Issues, Recent Blog Posts

President Donald Trump will be in Nashville on Wednesday at Municipal Auditorium. We don’t know exact details, but we need to plan now to welcome him — and send a message: We oppose TrumpCare. Tennesseans deserve access to affordable healthcare and the plan Trump has endorsed would kick hundreds of thousands off the rolls. While […]

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Dear Bob Corker: Protect Our Care

On a rainy Tuesday in Nashville, a group of Tennesseans gathered in the basement of the office building housing the offices of Senators Bob Corker and Lamar Alexander. While no one was available from Senator Alexander’s office to meet the group yesterday, a representative from Senator Corker’s office met with the group for about an […]

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TNCA Joins Groups Calling on Wells Fargo to End “Rip-Off Clause”

Tennessee Citizen Action joined consumer groups from across the country today in calling on Wells Fargo to end the practice of forced arbitration — known as the “rip-off clause” that prevents consumers from using every legal avenue to recover damages. From a press release on the issue:    In news events across the nation, in […]

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Back to Session Burgers and Brews

January 4, 2017 by  
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Friends, On Janauary 10th, the General Assembly is back in session — while this can sometimes be cause for alarm, we want to get together and celebrate a positive agenda for Tennessee’s future. We’re partnering with Nashville Farm Burger to host a Dine Out starting at 4PM on January 10th. Come out, bring your friends, […]

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Boosting Overdraft Fees Big Business for Banks

The L.A. Times reports on how your bank is likely ordering transactions in a way to boost their fees while making you pay: Pew analyzed 44 of the 50 biggest U.S. banks and found that 18 of them process debit transactions — purchases, payments and withdrawals — in order from the highest amount to the lowest. […]

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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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