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

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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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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