NEW Senator Alexander and Majority Leader McConnell Coronavirus Response Legislation: Our Partners Respond

28 July 2020

On July 27, 2020, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell and Senate Republicans announced their latest coronavirus “relief” package. This legislative package is meant to kick off Senate… Read more


Our Partners Respond to DeVos’ New Rule Preventing Undocumented Students from Accessing Critical Emergency Financial Aid

12 June 2020

On June 11, 2020, the Department of Education proposed a new rule regarding the emergency relief funds for students provided by the federal government through the CARES… Read more


Our Partners on the HEROES Act and Student Debt During Coronavirus

14 May 2020

The statements here are in response to the originally proposed $10,000 in cancellation for all student loan borrowers. Many partners in the Higher Ed, Not Debt campaign are disappointed to see this proposal scaled back in the May 14 update via the manager’s amendment, as it leaves out millions of struggling borrowers.


What You Need to Know About the CARES Act and Your Student Loans

8 April 2020

This press release originally appeared on By the National Student Legal Defense Network | April 02, 2020 On March 27, 2020, the U.S. House of Representatives passed, and… Read more

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Our Partners and Allies on Congress’ Response for Student Loan Borrowers Amidst COVID-19 

26 March 2020

It’s clear that this bill neglected those with student debt. Anything less than reducing the balances of student loan borrowers is simply equivalent to delaying their pain for a future date. Despite the best efforts of this economic stimulus package, the economy will never fully recover while borrowers are pinned down by their debt.


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