Now that Sine Die, the last day of the legislative session, has passed, it’s time to take a look back at our legislative agenda and ask, how did consumers fare? Oppose Legislation That Would Permit Abusive Debt Settlement Practices HB 387, introduced...More info
How will the passage of HB 72 impact Georgia’s Seniors in the Financial Sector?
Elise Blasingame, Director of Community Education Senior citizens are increasingly becoming victims of financial fraud and abuse. Georgia Watch supports protecting seniors by making needed improvements to existing law, including allowing fraud cases to be...More info
March 2015 Legislative Update
Much has happened at the Capitol since the legislative session began, including the introduction of new bills and updates on our pre-existing legislative agenda. Here are the most pressing updates as we head toward Crossover Day (Friday, March 13). Oppose...More info
The 2015 Legislative Session got off to a very busy start in January. Here are the key updates on our legislative agenda priorities: Financing Solar for Georgians HB 57, the Solar Power Financing bill, passed the House Committee on Energy, Utilities, and...More info
HB 72 Announced Today: A Bill to Protect Our Seniors
Representative Wendell Willard (R-Sandy Springs) and Senator Renee Unterman (R-District 45) held a press conference to announce House Bill 72 (HB72) this morning at the Capitol. The legislation aims to close up gaps left after the passage of House Bill 78...More info
Tell Us Your Priorities!
Georgia Watch wants to hear from consumers and advocates about the issues that matter most to you! Please fill out this survey to voice your concerns throughout the session. We will continue to offer opportunities to engage with us on setting consumer...More info