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

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

July 16, 2021 By Andy Miller, Georgia Health News Grady Memorial Hospital ranks first, and...

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

July 14, 2021 at 6:46 pm EDT By Justin Gray, WSB-TV (Watch Now) ATLANTA — An Atlanta company...

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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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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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