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

The financial toll of Covid-19: Beating the virus comes at a cost
The financial toll of Covid-19: Beating the virus comes at a cost

By Rebecca Lindstrom – 11Alive News (Watch Now) COVID-19 has lingered long enough, we now...

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Liability, health concerns for business owners as Georgia moves to reopen
Liability, health concerns for business owners as Georgia moves to reopen

By Nicole Carr – WSB-TV (Watch Now) Channel 2 Action News has fielded a lot of...

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Better Call Harry: Debt relief companies capitalize on Covid-19, but is it safe for consumers?
Better Call Harry: Debt relief companies capitalize on Covid-19, but is it safe for consumers?

By Harry Samler, CBS46 (Watch video) ATLANTA, Ga. (CBS46) — Many people are out of work...

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Southern cuts 20% of Vogtle expansion staff for labor efficiency, worker safety as coronavirus spreads
Southern cuts 20% of Vogtle expansion staff for labor efficiency, worker safety as coronavirus spreads

By Iulia Gheorghiu, Utility Dive Dive Brief: Southern Company and its subsidiary Georgia Power...

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Gov. Kemp limits legal liability of hospitals, staff during pandemic
Gov. Kemp limits legal liability of hospitals, staff during pandemic

By Chris Joyner and Sarah Kallis – The Atlanta Journal-Constitution Hospitals, nursing...

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Plant Vogtle cuts more than 1,500 workers as virus spreads
Plant Vogtle cuts more than 1,500 workers as virus spreads

By Kristi E. Swartz – E&E News Southern Co. is cutting the number of craft workers at...

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Georgians report online scammers taking advantage of coronavirus fear
Georgians report online scammers taking advantage of coronavirus fear

By Stanley Dunlap – Georgia Recorder Peachtree Corners’ Hyebin Eom spent $350 on...

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Southern Co: Plant Vogtle, supply chains at risk
Southern Co: Plant Vogtle, supply chains at risk

By Kristi E. Swartz, E&E News Southern Co. warned yesterday that the economic fallout from...

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Options for uninsured Georgians with COVID-19 to get treatment at reduced or potentially no cost
Options for uninsured Georgians with COVID-19 to get treatment at reduced or potentially no cost

By Joe Henke – 11Alive State officials have repeatedly said anyone, including uninsured...

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As the wave of joblessness crashes, quick-cash outlets could be about to reap bonanza
As the wave of joblessness crashes, quick-cash outlets could be about to reap bonanza

By Kevin G. Hall – McClatchy DC On the website of the nation’s largest car-title lender...

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