BIDEN TRANSITION/STUDENT LOANS: “[T]he legislation passed by the Democratic House calls for immediate $10,000 forgiveness of student loans. It’s holding people up. They’re in real trouble. They’re having to make choices between paying their student loan and paying the rent, those kinds of decisions. It should be done immediately… And there is a program that […]

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BIDEN TRANSITION/STUDENT LOANS: “At midnight on New Year’s Eve, President Donald Trump’s pause on student loan payments for 33 million Americans is set to expire, just three weeks before President-elect Joe Biden is slated to take over. The Education Department started warning borrowers through text messages and emails this week that their monthly payments will […]

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EXECUTIVE ORDERS/STUDENT LOANS: “Earlier this year, we slashed student loans’ interest rates to zero percent and suspended student loan payments, and Congress extended that policy through September 30th. Today, I’m extending this policy through the end of the year, and we’ll extend it further than that — most likely, right after December 1st. So we […]

Read More… from 8/8/2020


OHIO/STUDENT LOANS/TAXES/TRUMP EXECUTIVE ORDERS: “Upon departing the Oval Office for Ohio, I’ve notified my staff to continue working on an Executive Order with respect to Payroll Tax Cut, Eviction Protections, Unemployment Extensions, and Student Loan Repayment Options.” ––Donald Trump, Twitter.com, August 6, 2020 5:56 am […]

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CORONAVIRUS/COVID-19/EDUCATION/STUDENT LOANS: “When you look at education, my administration has approved $13 billion for state and local education. We’ve approved over $6 billion to support colleges and another $6 billion in emergency grants to students, very importantly. We waived standardized testing requirements, deferred federal student loan and interest payments. So you take a look at […]

Read More… from 7/7/2020


EDUCATION/STUDENT LOANS: “Many middle-class American families are getting ripped off, while tax-exempt colleges and large institutions, frankly — they take these tremendous endowments. You look at the money that they have. They’re making a fortune… I believe that colleges and universities, their costs have gone up more than anything I can think of. I’ve watched […]

Read More… from 3/21/2019