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

Options for uninsured Georgians with COVID-19 to get treatment at reduced or potentially no cost
Options for uninsured Georgians with COVID-19 to get treatment at reduced or potentially no cost

By Joe Henke – 11Alive State officials have repeatedly said anyone, including uninsured...

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As the wave of joblessness crashes, quick-cash outlets could be about to reap bonanza
As the wave of joblessness crashes, quick-cash outlets could be about to reap bonanza

By Kevin G. Hall – McClatchy DC On the website of the nation’s largest car-title lender...

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Editorial: Spoil the surprise of medical bills
Editorial: Spoil the surprise of medical bills

By Editorial Staff, Augusta Chronicle The overwhelming passage of two bills in the Georgia House...

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Consumer advocacy group hoping elected officials close car title loans “loophole”
Consumer advocacy group hoping elected officials close car title loans “loophole”

ATLANTA (CBS46) — A consumer advocacy group is pushing for Georgia’s elected officials...

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Bill could give borrowers who pawn cars better chance to get title back
Bill could give borrowers who pawn cars better chance to get title back

Sen. Randy Robertson, front left, tells Finance Committee members on Monday why he’s...

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Bill would cap car title interest
Bill would cap car title interest

By Riley Bunch – Valdosta Times Alice Harris was watching television with her two...

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Georgia House committee passes surprise billing measure
Georgia House committee passes surprise billing measure

By Dave Williams – Capitol Beat News Service Legislation aimed at ending the practice of...

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Family Gets Relief On Surprise Bill; Ga. Legislation Advances To Help Others
Family Gets Relief On Surprise Bill; Ga. Legislation Advances To Help Others

By Andy Miller – Georgia Health News An agreement between a health insurer and a Rome...

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Payday-Loan Fight Goes Bipartisan in States as CFPB Backs Off
Payday-Loan Fight Goes Bipartisan in States as CFPB Backs Off

By Evan Weinberger, Bloomberg Law Opposition to payday and other high-cost lending has become a...

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How a family learned the pain of surprise billing
How a family learned the pain of surprise billing

By Andy Miller – Georgia Health News Lelia Stina had to act fast when her 4-year-old son...

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