Hot Topic: “Stafford Loans”
A bill that would prevent Stafford loan interest rates from doubling by closing “egregious” tax loopholes.
Posted Wednesday, May 15, 2013 by Naima Ramos-Chapman
Today, Sen. Jack Reed (D-RI) and Rep. Joe Courtney (D-Conn.) unveiled new legislation that would prevent student loan interest rates from doubling for two years.
When everyday Americans stand up and fight for something they believe in, they often win.
Posted Thursday, July 19, 2012 in Reprints by Van Jones
In his weekly address Obama discusses passing Stafford legislation, and his plans to expand student aid; calls higher education “an economic necessity that every American family should be able to afford.”
Posted Wednesday, July 11, 2012 by Eric Murphy
Posted Friday, July 6, 2012 by Christopher Boan
Let your elected officials know you appreciate their support for keeping higher education affordable.
Posted Tuesday, July 3, 2012 by Brian Stewart
The agreement helps keep college affordable for millions.
Posted Wednesday, June 27, 2012 by Akbar S. Ahmed
Jubilee USA, a religious network devoted to tackling international debt, asks Congress to not double the rate on Stafford.
Posted Wednesday, June 27, 2012 by Melissa Brown
Find out how students in your state benefit from keeping the Stafford interest rate steady.
Posted Wednesday, June 27, 2012 in Video / Multimedia
Hint: It’s a lot of packed airplanes, hotels, and football fields.
Congress has less than a week to act—find out exactly how much time remains.
Posted Monday, June 25, 2012
The agreement could be announced early this week, sources say.
Obama urges students, and youth advocate to keep up the pressure on Congress; young Americans can’t afford to have their Stafford interest rated doubled.
Check out highlights from #StudentDebtDay.
Hosted by Campus Progress Action and a coalition of national partners, young people met with their Senators to urge Congress to stop the interest rate on Stafford student loans from doubling on July 1.
Posted Wednesday, June 6, 2012
These reports paint a vivid picture of the impact an interest rate hike would have on young people in several states.
Posted Tuesday, June 5, 2012 in Briefs by Campus Progress, Center for American Progress, USAction
Young organizers tell Congress “Don’t double my rate” but straight down party lines, Republicans vote no on Stafford loan bill to keep rates from doubling.
Posted Tuesday, May 15, 2012 by Emily Crockett
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