IMPACT AREAS

Financial Protection

Financial Protection

Through our Financial Protection Program (FPP), we focus on safeguarding consumer protections and issues that impact consumers’ wallets and quality of life, including identity theft, home foreclosure and predatory lending.

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Healthcare Access

Healthcare Access

The Health Access Program (HAP) seeks to ensure and expand access to safe and affordable healthcare for all Georgians through consumer empowerment, policy development and advocacy.

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Consumer Energy

Consumer Energy

The Consumer Energy Program (CEP) advocates on behalf of Georgia’s residential and small business customers in energy-related matters before Georgia’s Public Service Commission (PSC) and at the state capitol.

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Access to Civil Justice

Access to Civil Justice

We seek to protect the right to trial by jury and promote access to the courts for all Georgians, regardless of age, gender, ethnicity or economic level.

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GEORGIA NEWS

Georgia Power Says Nuclear Project Will Likely Miss November Deadline
Georgia Power Says Nuclear Project Will Likely Miss November Deadline

By Molly Samuel – WABE Georgia Power and Southern Company say a delay is likely on the...

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Georgia Watch awarded grant to aid state’s medical debt
Georgia Watch awarded grant to aid state’s medical debt

By Hannah Jones – Saporta Report Thanks to a $190,000 grant from Robert Wood Johnson...

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Foundation grant aimed at medical billing, debt in southwest Georgia
Foundation grant aimed at medical billing, debt in southwest Georgia

By Dave Williams – Capitol Beat News Service Community groups and health care providers in...

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How accurate is Credit Karma when checking your scores?
How accurate is Credit Karma when checking your scores?

By Lindsay Bramson – WSMV (Watch Now) NASHVILLE, TN (WSMV) – Millions of people use...

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Georgians Unlikely to See Six-Figure Utility Bills, But Freak Weather Could Still Bring Surprises
Georgians Unlikely to See Six-Figure Utility Bills, But Freak Weather Could Still Bring Surprises

Jim Burress – WABE (Listen Now) Horror stories keep coming in, of Texas residents lucky...

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Covid-19 Resilience – Community Voices: Adrianne Proeller, CHW
Covid-19 Resilience – Community Voices: Adrianne Proeller, CHW

By Puru Gaur, Georgia Watch Intern, Emory MPH Candidate Highlighting the Unequal Impacts of an...

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Better Call Harry: How accurate is Credit Karma?
Better Call Harry: How accurate is Credit Karma?

Want to hear about how you can protect your credit and keep an eye on your credit report during...

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WTOC Investigates: Pandemic fuels high-interest loan complaints, Georgia ranks No. 4 in the nation
WTOC Investigates: Pandemic fuels high-interest loan complaints, Georgia ranks No. 4 in the nation

By Jessica Savage – WTOC (watch here) SAVANNAH, Ga. (WTOC) – Consumer advocates warn...

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Georgia Power pushing some customers into new rates; groups concerned
Georgia Power pushing some customers into new rates; groups concerned

By Matt Kempner – AJC For thousands of Georgia Power customers, it could get more...

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Just 39% of Americans could cover $1K emergency expense, report finds
Just 39% of Americans could cover $1K emergency expense, report finds

By JoAnn Merrigan – WSAV (Watch Now) SAVANNAH, Ga. (WSAV) – The physical health of many...

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