Tuesday, September 28, 2021

Tag: student loans

Biden administration extends student loan moratorium

“The payment pause has been a lifeline that allowed millions of Americans to focus on their families, health, and finances instead of student loans during the national emergency.”

Progressives pressure Biden administration to extend student loan moratorium

“Let’s act NOW to protect them, before it’s too late.”

With eye on Biden victory, Warren and Schumer unveil plan to...

“Broadly cancelling student loan debt would be a game-changer for millions of people in this country and a lifeline when they desperately need it.”

Student debt reaches more than $1 trillion – an all-time high

"We are crushing the next generation with debt."

Elizabeth Warren launches investigation into sudden collapse of for-profit college chain

Warren and several other senators demanded the Department take immediate steps to aid and protect students, veterans, and taxpayers in the wake of the significant collapse.

‘Time for a jubilee!:’ US student loan debt hits record $1.46...

The amount of U.S. student loan debt has more than doubled since 2009 and now sits at a record $1.47 trillion.

NY politician: We need to block $3 billion handout for Amazon...

New York Assemblymember Ron Kim is introducing legislation to block the deal and redirect taxpayer money away from Amazon subsidies and toward student debt relief.

Major victory for defrauded students: Judge orders Obama-era student debt relief...

"It's extremely validating to see a court agree that what the Department did was wrong, and to know that students who were cheated will finally be able to seek relief."

Federal judge rules against Education Department in student borrower protection cases

"This is such an important win for student borrowers and anyone who cares about a government that operates under the rule of law."

Ending the secrecy of the student debt crisis

Ending the secrecy of the crisis through massive national attention may destigmatize the shame of financial defeat.

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Green hydrogen’s rapidly falling costs undermine the gas industry’s argument for blue hydrogen

Aside from those and other specific uses, the idea of a hydrogen economy should be retired, whether it’s blue or green.

ReTrolligans—how the GOP risks all, miming ‘trollish’ gate-crashing, lying, bullying & chaos

With a daring experiment, the scheming, conspiracy-riven Republicans are testing whether morphing into a party of boorish trolls works.

The week of two high-stakes games of chicken

Neither of these games of chicken would be as fraught if Democrats were united.

Victory: PennEast Pipeline stops development of natural gas pipeline

“This is a huge victory. Today, water, the environment, and people spoke louder than fossil fuels.”

‘We aren’t bluffing’: Progressives hold the line as Pelosi moves ahead with bipartisan bill

“If we don’t pass our agenda together—that's infrastructure AND paid leave, child care, climate action, and more—then we're leaving millions of working people behind.”