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

How Georgia nuclear project’s big finish went so wrong
How Georgia nuclear project’s big finish went so wrong

By Matt Kempner, The Atlanta Journal-Constitution — Early in 2021, crews at Georgia Power’s...

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Man reports possible staff imposters at COVID testing site asking for personal info: Police
Man reports possible staff imposters at COVID testing site asking for personal info: Police

By Andrew Stanton, Newsweek — Florida police are warning of COVID testing scams after a man...

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Prioritizing affordable, accessible health care will help Georgia recover, rebuild
Prioritizing affordable, accessible health care will help Georgia recover, rebuild

By Liz Coyle, Guest Columnist (Saporta Report) – More than a year into the pandemic...

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Born with half a heart; Georgia child’s healthcare in limbo as hospital, insurer negotiate
Born with half a heart; Georgia child’s healthcare in limbo as hospital, insurer negotiate

By Rachel Polansky, CBS46 (WATCH NOW) – CUMMING, Ga. (CBS46) — The deadline for Northside...

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Here’s how to get your medical debt reduced or eliminated
Here’s how to get your medical debt reduced or eliminated

November 23, 2021 By Savannah Levins, 11Alive (Watch Now)– Did you know that medical bills...

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Commentary: Prioritizing affordable, accessible health care will help Georgia recover and rebuild
Commentary: Prioritizing affordable, accessible health care will help Georgia recover and rebuild

by Liz Coyle – More than a year into the pandemic, Georgia is still facing many pressing...

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What a Controversial List Says about Nonprofit Hospitals’ Charity Record
What a Controversial List Says about Nonprofit Hospitals’ Charity Record

By Andy Miller, Georgia Health News – Grady Memorial Hospital ranks first, and Piedmont...

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Federal regulators say Atlanta-based Greensky owes millions to customers
Federal regulators say Atlanta-based Greensky owes millions to customers

By Justin Gray, WSB-TV (Watch Now) – ATLANTA — An Atlanta company that has been at the...

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Georgia Watch Honors Remaining 2020 Consumer Champions
Georgia Watch Honors Remaining 2020 Consumer Champions

ATLANTA, GA – July 9, 2021 – In June and July, Georgia Watch presented its remaining 2020...

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Factsheet: What You Need to Know about Georgia’s Surprise Billing Law
Factsheet: What You Need to Know about Georgia’s Surprise Billing Law

The Surprise Billing Consumer Protection Act went into effect in January, making Georgia...

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