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Al Lawson Wants Feds to Forgive Student Loans for Americans Making Less Than $100,000...

Lawson brought out the bill in the middle of last month though it has not garnered much traction in recent weeks.
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Marco Rubio Brings Back the Foreign Influence Transparency Act Targeting Confucius Institutes

U.S. Sens. Rob Portman, R-Ohio,, Tom Cotton, R-Ark., and Bill Hagerty, R-Tenn., are backing Rubio’s proposal.

Carlos Gimenez, Deborah Ross Champion Marco Rubio’s, Elizabeth Warren’s Student Loans Payment Reform

In 2018 and again in 2019, Rubio teamed up with U.S. Sen. Elizabeth Warren, D-Mass., to on the “Protecting Job Opportunities for Borrowers (Protecting JOBs) Act” which “would help to ensure borrowers are not inhibited from working in their trained field solely because they fell behind on their federal student loan payments” and “would prevent states from suspending, revoking or denying state professional, teaching, or driver’s licenses solely because a borrower falls behind on their federal student loan payments.”
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Florida Democrats on Capitol Hill Want Joe Biden to Cancel Student Loan Debt Up...

Backers of the proposal noted that more than 43 million Americans have $1.6 trillion in federal student loan debts.
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Marco Rubio Champions the Foreign Influence Transparency Act to Push Back at Chinese-Run Programs

Last week, U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio, R-Fla., a member of the U.S. Senate Foreign Relations Committee, brought back a proposal to have some organizations register as foreign agents. Rubio reintroduced the “Foreign Influence Transparency Act”...
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Student Loan Payment Reform Championed by Florida Congressional Delegation Comes to Tallahassee

A proposal to help Americans behind on their student loan payments championed by members of the Florida delegation on Capitol Hill is coming to Tallahassee. 
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Donna Shalala, Matt Gaetz Want More Transparency for Student Loans

Two members of the Florida delegation--Democrat U.S. Rep. Donna Shalala and Republican U.S. Rep. Matt Gaetz--are teaming up to push more transparency for Americans with student loans. Shalala and Gaetz are championing the “Student Loan...
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Marco Rubio, Donna Shalala Pair Up on Student Loan Payment Reform

Rubio got some help from the Sunshine State last week as U.S. Rep. Donna Shalala, D-Fla., teamed up with U.S. Rep. Mark Walker, R-NC, to bring out the House version of the bill.
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Marco Rubio: Proposal Closing on a Student Loan Loophole on Licenses Gains Traction in...

“It is wrong to threaten a borrower’s livelihood by rescinding a professional license from those who are struggling to repay student loans, and it deprives hardworking Americans of dignified work,” Rubio said.
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