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.

Read more
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.

Read more
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.

Read more
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.

Read more

GEORGIA NEWS

Advocating for Energy Equity at EMCs
Advocating for Energy Equity at EMCs

Amid the ongoing COVID-19 crisis, Georgians now face high unemployment rates and increased...

Read more
Better Call Harry: Deadline nears for end of $600 federal unemployment supplement
Better Call Harry: Deadline nears for end of $600 federal unemployment supplement

By Harry Samler – CBS46 (Watch Now) ATLANTA, Ga. — Fred Stein is a furloughed...

Read more
Georgia Power Shut-Off Freeze Ends As Summer Heats Up And Pandemic Drags On
Georgia Power Shut-Off Freeze Ends As Summer Heats Up And Pandemic Drags On

By Molly Samuel – WABE (Listen Now) Wykeisha Howe said she knows how to be thrifty. “I...

Read more
Better Call Harry: Stay away from debt relief firms
Better Call Harry: Stay away from debt relief firms

By Harry Samler – CBS46 (Watch Now) ATLANTA, Ga. (CBS46) — With the $600 federal...

Read more
ASK ASA: Title loans trap consumers in long cycles of debt, consumer advocacy group warns
ASK ASA: Title loans trap consumers in long cycles of debt, consumer advocacy group warns

By Asa Aarons Smith – WJCL (Watch Now) SAVANNAH, Ga. (WJCL) —Millions of Americans have...

Read more
Ga. Power disconnections to resume
Ga. Power disconnections to resume

By Mary Landers – Savannah Morning News A pandemic-related moratorium on power shutoffs...

Read more
Georgia Power customers could get billed for COVID-19 safety costs
Georgia Power customers could get billed for COVID-19 safety costs

By Stanley Dunlap – Georgia Recorder Georgia Power can recover $7.7 million it spent on...

Read more
Considerable action on health bills puts cap on interrupted session
Considerable action on health bills puts cap on interrupted session

By Andy Miller and Max Blau – Georgia Health News State Rep. David Knight had a triumphant...

Read more
At last, legislation to curb surprise billing headed to governor’s desk
At last, legislation to curb surprise billing headed to governor’s desk

By Stanley Dunlap – Georgia Recorder After several years of false starts, state lawmakers...

Read more
Cash-strapped businesses hit with new infection-control costs
Cash-strapped businesses hit with new infection-control costs

By Yamil Berard – The Atlanta Journal-Constitution Some pass along costs to consumers...

Read more
More news