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

More Georgians have no health insurance
More Georgians have no health insurance

By JoAnn Merrigan – WSB-TV (Watch Now) SAVANNAH, Ga. (WSAV) – A recent report ranks...

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Georgia PSC holds hearing on Atlanta Gas Light’s $96 million rate increase request
Georgia PSC holds hearing on Atlanta Gas Light’s $96 million rate increase request

By Kim Jarrett – The Center Square The Georgia Public Service Commission spent Tuesday...

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Environmentalists call for more transparency in Georgia Power coal ash cleanup
Environmentalists call for more transparency in Georgia Power coal ash cleanup

By Beau Evans – Georgia Recorder Georgia Power’s request for customer rate increases...

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Georgia Power rate hike push to get public airing starting next month
Georgia Power rate hike push to get public airing starting next month

By Stanley Dunlap – Georgia Recorder Business interests and consumer watchdog...

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Plant Vogtle reactors hit benchmark, but skepticism lingers
Plant Vogtle reactors hit benchmark, but skepticism lingers

By Kristi E. Swartz – E&E News Developers of the nation’s lone nuclear...

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A win for energy equity
A win for energy equity

On July 16, the Georgia Public Service Commission approved a long-range plan for Georgia Power...

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Better Call Harry: How to lower your power bill
Better Call Harry: How to lower your power bill

Berneta L. Haynes, Senior Director of Policy and Access at Georgia Watch, speaking about ways to...

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Equifax reaches $700 million settlement over breach
Equifax reaches $700 million settlement over breach

By Michael E. Kanell and Greg Bluestein – Atlanta Journal-Constitution...

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Regulators Approve Georgia Power’s Long-Range Plan, With More Solar
Regulators Approve Georgia Power’s Long-Range Plan, With More Solar

By Molly Samuel – WABE Georgia Power will increase its solar power in the coming years...

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