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

Considerable action on health bills puts cap on interrupted session
Considerable action on health bills puts cap on interrupted session

By Andy Miller and Max Blau – Georgia Health News State Rep. David Knight had a triumphant...

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At last, legislation to curb surprise billing headed to governor’s desk
At last, legislation to curb surprise billing headed to governor’s desk

By Stanley Dunlap – Georgia Recorder After several years of false starts, state lawmakers...

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Cash-strapped businesses hit with new infection-control costs
Cash-strapped businesses hit with new infection-control costs

By Yamil Berard – The Atlanta Journal-Constitution Some pass along costs to consumers...

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Watchdogs call for Georgia Power to delay delinquent customer shut-offs
Watchdogs call for Georgia Power to delay delinquent customer shut-offs

By Stanley Dunlap – Georgia Recorder State utility regulators are set to sign off on terms...

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Ban being lifted on Georgia Power and some natural gas cutoffs
Ban being lifted on Georgia Power and some natural gas cutoffs

By Matt Kempner – The Atlanta Journal-Constitution Georgia will end in July a ban on...

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The financial toll of Covid-19: Beating the virus comes at a cost
The financial toll of Covid-19: Beating the virus comes at a cost

By Rebecca Lindstrom – 11Alive News (Watch Now) COVID-19 has lingered long enough, we now...

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Liability, health concerns for business owners as Georgia moves to reopen
Liability, health concerns for business owners as Georgia moves to reopen

By Nicole Carr – WSB-TV (Watch Now) Channel 2 Action News has fielded a lot of...

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Better Call Harry: Debt relief companies capitalize on Covid-19, but is it safe for consumers?
Better Call Harry: Debt relief companies capitalize on Covid-19, but is it safe for consumers?

By Harry Samler, CBS46 (Watch video) ATLANTA, Ga. (CBS46) — Many people are out of work...

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Southern cuts 20% of Vogtle expansion staff for labor efficiency, worker safety as coronavirus spreads
Southern cuts 20% of Vogtle expansion staff for labor efficiency, worker safety as coronavirus spreads

By Iulia Gheorghiu, Utility Dive Dive Brief: Southern Company and its subsidiary Georgia Power...

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Gov. Kemp limits legal liability of hospitals, staff during pandemic
Gov. Kemp limits legal liability of hospitals, staff during pandemic

By Chris Joyner and Sarah Kallis – The Atlanta Journal-Constitution Hospitals, nursing...

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