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

PSC approves Georgia Power energy plan
PSC approves Georgia Power energy plan

By Orlando Montoya, GPB — Thursday afternoon, state energy regulators approved a plan outlining...

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Reflecting on the Community Benefit and Economic Stability (CBES) Project
Reflecting on the Community Benefit and Economic Stability (CBES) Project

By Sarah C. Phillips, Senior Manager of Policy and Advocacy, Georgia Watch – Since 2021, Georgia...

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Georgia Power wants 12% rate hike for customers to fund distribution improvements
Georgia Power wants 12% rate hike for customers to fund distribution improvements

By T.A. DeFeo, The Center Square — Georgia Power wants to invest billions in transmission and...

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Federal trial starts claiming Black voters disenfranchised by Georgia PSC elections
Federal trial starts claiming Black voters disenfranchised by Georgia PSC elections

By Stanley Dunlap, Georgia Recorder — Georgia‌ ‌Power’s plan to saddle its customers with a 12%...

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Georgia Power seeks rate hike of nearly 12% over three years
Georgia Power seeks rate hike of nearly 12% over three years

By Drew Kann, The Atlanta Journal-Constitution — As fears of a recession grow and inflation...

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Georgia Power looking to raise rates next year
Georgia Power looking to raise rates next year

By Dave Williams, Capitol Beat — Georgia Power is asking the state Public Service Commission...

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Georgia Power proposes 12% increase in bills, with 2023 leap
Georgia Power proposes 12% increase in bills, with 2023 leap

By Jeff Amy, AP News — Georgia Power Co. wants to raise customer bills 12% over the next three...

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Georgia Supreme Court hears case arguing for Confederate monument protections
Georgia Supreme Court hears case arguing for Confederate monument protections

By Stanley Dunlap, Georgia Recorder — Georgia Supreme Court justices heard arguments Thursday on...

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Georgia Power presents plan to reduce reliance on coal, boost use of renewables
Georgia Power presents plan to reduce reliance on coal, boost use of renewables

By Dave Williams, Capitol Beat — Executives from Georgia Power Co. outlined the utility’s...

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What to expect in the hearings that will shape Georgia’s energy future
What to expect in the hearings that will shape Georgia’s energy future

By Drew Kann, The Atlanta-Journal Constitution — State utility regulators today will begin...

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