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

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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Car title loans face interest rate caps in Georgia Senate bill
Car title loans face interest rate caps in Georgia Senate bill

PHOTO: David Goldman By: Beau Evans, Capitol Beat News Service ATLANTA — The...

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WARNING: Georgians taking out high interest loans that could cost them their car
WARNING: Georgians taking out high interest loans that could cost them their car

By Leah Dunn – WSB-TV (Watch Now) ATLANTA — Channel 2 consumer adviser Clark...

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Many families surprised with out-of-network ER bills
Many families surprised with out-of-network ER bills

By WSB-TV (watch video here) Surprise medical bills are a problem for many Georgians. Clark...

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Dalton Utilities bill advances
Dalton Utilities bill advances

By Riley Bunch – Thomasville Times-Enterprise ATLANTA — The longtime, contentious bill...

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Senate bill seeks an end to surprise hospital charges in Georgia
Senate bill seeks an end to surprise hospital charges in Georgia

By Beau Evans – Capitol Beat News Service The days of unexpectedly big hospital bills in...

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