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#CancelStudentDebt State-by-State Fact Sheets

18 September 2020

Broad cancellation of student debt is good for the economy and should be considered as a tool for economic stimulus and recovery. Research shows that student debt cancellation can stimulate the macro-economy and boost GDP by billions of dollars, reduce the unemployment rate, and add up to 1.5 million new jobs. Alongside catalyzing economic growth, student loan cancellation will also positively change the trajectory of borrowers’ lives.

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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

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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

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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.

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

8 April 2020

This press release originally appeared on www.defendstudents.org 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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