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

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

COLUMBUS, GA – May 26, 2021 – Yesterday, Georgia Watch presented its 2020 Consumer Champion...

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Debt relief firm costs man nearly $17k, how Better Call Harry helps
Debt relief firm costs man nearly $17k, how Better Call Harry helps

By Harry Samler – CBS46 (Watch Now) GRIFFIN, Ga. — A report by creditcard.com says...

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Consumers Complain About Quick Loans From Metro Atlanta Company
Consumers Complain About Quick Loans From Metro Atlanta Company

By Justin Gray – WSB-TV ATLANTA — UPDATE: Channel 2 investigative reporter Justin...

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Georgia Power customers to find out new tab for Vogtle expansion this fall
Georgia Power customers to find out new tab for Vogtle expansion this fall

By Stanley Dunlap – Georgia Recorder A decade ago, Norcross consultant Steven Prenovitz...

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Online Vigilante Gives Inside Look at an International Scam Call Center
Online Vigilante Gives Inside Look at an International Scam Call Center

By Harry Samler – CBS46 Better Call Harry often relies on reputable non-profits like the...

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Piedmont Healthcare to Buy Four Hospitals from HCA
Piedmont Healthcare to Buy Four Hospitals from HCA

By Carrie Teegardin – AJC In the state’s latest hospital consolidation move, Piedmont...

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Georgia Power Says Nuclear Project Will Likely Miss November Deadline
Georgia Power Says Nuclear Project Will Likely Miss November Deadline

By Molly Samuel – WABE Georgia Power and Southern Company say a delay is likely on the...

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Georgia Watch awarded grant to aid state’s medical debt
Georgia Watch awarded grant to aid state’s medical debt

By Hannah Jones – Saporta Report Thanks to a $190,000 grant from Robert Wood Johnson...

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Foundation grant aimed at medical billing, debt in southwest Georgia
Foundation grant aimed at medical billing, debt in southwest Georgia

By Dave Williams – Capitol Beat News Service Community groups and health care providers in...

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How accurate is Credit Karma when checking your scores?
How accurate is Credit Karma when checking your scores?

By Lindsay Bramson – WSMV (Watch Now) NASHVILLE, TN (WSMV) – Millions of people use...

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