GOP steps up attacks on canceling student debt

GOP steps up attacks on canceling student debt

This post was originally published on this siteRepublicans are attacking Democrats and President Biden on the issue of student loan debt cancelation, linking the effort to inflation and calling it a transfer of wealth to elites. It is an “absurd fiscal policy that will make inflation worse” and that shows...

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For voters, inflation is top of mind; Biden’s signature legislation doesn’t register

For voters, inflation is top of mind; Biden’s signature legislation doesn’t register

This post was originally published on this siteSix months before the midterms, focus groups in three battleground states reflect voter anxiety over rising inflation rates and student loans.     

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The student loan pause won’t last forever. Get ready for repayment.

The student loan pause won’t last forever. Get ready for repayment.

This post was originally published on this siteThe Biden administration is extending the pause on eligible federal loans again. The announcement includes new relief for borrowers who were in default. When the pause ends they won’t go back into collections.

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Manchin worries free education will turn Americans into moochers. Students are left in the dust

Manchin worries free education will turn Americans into moochers. Students are left in the dust

This post was originally published on this site With barely a whimper, free community college for all Americans bit the dust, at least for now. Already stripped from the pared-down Build Back Better bill proposed by the Biden administration in October, free community college will not re-emerge as a free-standing...

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White House confronts political pressure to extend pause in student loan payments ahead of midterms

White House confronts political pressure to extend pause in student loan payments ahead of midterms

This post was originally published on this siteAs the May 1 deadline to resume federal student loan payments approaches, President Joe Biden faces pressure from some Democrats and debt relief advocates to

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Navient to cancel 70K student loans, pay $1.85 billion in settlement

Navient to cancel 70K student loans, pay $1.85 billion in settlement

This post was originally published on this siteAn agreement between a coalition of state attorney generals and Navient, one of the largest student loan companies in the U.S., resulted in a settlement that will forgive loans for 66,000 borrowers. The agreement announced on Thursday concludes…

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Troubled Student Loan Forgiveness Program Gets an Overhaul

Troubled Student Loan Forgiveness Program Gets an Overhaul

This post was originally published on this siteThe sweeping changes will help more than a half-million public service workers who had thought they were paying down their debt for years.

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