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Tag: student loan

Your employer can now match your student loan repayments as 401(k)...

When someone makes a student loan payment, their employer can contribute that same amount of money to the employee’s retirement plan under Section 110 of a federal law known as the SECURE Act 2.0.

How students jump started a bold new campaign for debt abolition 

In response to these ongoing threats, students are once again taking action.

Court bars Biden’s student debt relief program leaving program in legal...

The 8th Circuit Court of Appeals in St. Louis ruling came after six states claimed that the debt relief plan "threatens their future tax revenues and circumvents congressional authority."

We can do so much more on student loan forgiveness

The administration still has time to take real action on student loan debt, but they need to get moving.

A new low’: Betsy DeVos sued for garnishing wages of nearly...

"By continuing to use its harsh collection tools during this public health and economic crisis, the Department of Education is placing the health, safety, and well-being of vulnerable student loan borrowers in peril."

Warren urges DeVos to collect $22.3M owed by student loan company...

“For years since this scam was revealed, Navient has continued to engage in predatory, improper, and illegal behavior.”

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The Fourth Amendment is Not for Sale Act and the battle against government spying

The FANFSA, passed with a 219-199 vote, garnered support from both sides of the aisle, with 96 Democrats and 123 Republicans backing the bill.

Progressive International unveils database exposing global right-wing network threatening democracies

This database, which results from a year of meticulous research, exposes the mechanisms through which these forces erode democratic norms and foster geopolitical instability.

20 percent of common produce carry unhealthy levels of pesticides new report says

Of the 59 common produce items evaluated, popular produce like strawberries, green beans and potatoes posed the highest risks.

US diplomacy thwarts Palestinian UN membership amid claims of supporting statehood leaked cable shows

This diplomatic maneuvering seeks to avoid a U.S. veto, which would publicly align the country against Palestinian self-determination.

GOP attorneys general petition against EPA’s use of civil rights law for environmental justice

The petition, if successful, could have dire consequences for communities living near industrial sites.