Tag Archives: Liz Coyle

Federal payday lending rule draws strong comments from both sides

A proposed federal rule to set limits on payday lenders prompts some cautionary responses from parties on both sides of the issue . . .

Tags: CFPB , consumer advocates , Liz Coyle , payday lenders

State project provides consumer help for military

Georgia Watch teams up with the attorney general’s office to produce a consumer protection guide for military personnel stationed in the state . . .

Tags: consumer protection , Georgia Watch , Holly Petraeus , John Sours , Liz Coyle , Sam Olens , service members

PSC puts off decision on considering Vogtle cost increases

The Public Service Commission has not decided yet whether it will take up the cost overruns and schedule delays on the Plant Vogtle nuclear reactors . . .

Tags: Chuck Eaton , Georgia Power , Georgia Watch , Liz Coyle , nuclear construction costs , Plant Vogtle , PSC

Political Notes: Burkhalter, Smith try to grab that DOT board seat

Former House speaker pro tem Mark Burkhalter and attorney Ray Smith are angling for a vacant seat on the State Transportation Board . . .

Tags: Austin Scott , David Perdue , David Scott , Donna Sheldon , Georgia Watch , Liz Coyle , Mark Burkhalter , Ray Smith , State Transportation Board

More insurers apply for Georgia’s health insurance exchange

Four more health insurance firms want to offer coverage through Georgia’s health insurance exchange . . .

Tags: Affordable Care Act , Bob Barr , Cindy Zeldin , health insurance exchange , Liz Coyle , Obamacare , Ralph Hudgens

Senators hear conflicting legal arguments on med-mal bill

The arguments continue over a proposal to prohibit medical malpractice lawsuits and whether it would be constitutional . . .

Tags: Brandon Beach , Charlie Malmquist , Dean Burke , Georgia Watch , IIA , Liz Coyle , medical malpractice lawsuits , Mike Bowers , patient compensation system , Randy Evans , Renee Unterman , thurbert baker