student-loan-forgiveness

A proposed reduction to Pennsylvania's corporate net income tax could be included in this year's state budget.

Applying for Biden’s student loan relief? Pa. won’t tax you, Wolf says | Five for the Weekend

BY: - October 22, 2022

More than 1.7M Pa. borrowers are eligible for debt relief.

Millions of Pennsylvanians eligible for federal student loan relief, Wolf admin says

BY: - October 3, 2022

In Pennsylvania, where student loan debt ranks among the highest in the nation, 1,717,300 borrowers are eligible for debt relief, including 988,800 who are eligible for $20,000 in debt relief, and 731,000 who will have their federal loans completely forgiven, according to the U.S. Department of Education. 

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About the laughable and offensive attacks on Biden’s student loan debt relief program | Opinion

BY: - September 21, 2022

Where's the rage over government handouts for the fossil fuel industry, or other deep-pocketed interests?

In debt and underfunded, Pa.’s student debt crisis is no surprise | Thursday Morning Coffee

BY: - September 15, 2022

The total outstanding student debt in Pa. shot up from from $19B in 2003 to $76B today, according to new research.

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Rich white business owners, not Blacks who graduate college, are deadbeats | Michael Coard

BY: - August 31, 2022

Republicans, who received Paycheck Protection loan forgiveness screamed 'handout' Who are the deadbeats?

GOP hopeful Scheller slams Biden’s student debt plan. Her company had PPP loans wiped clean

BY: - August 30, 2022

Incumbent U.S. Rep. Susan Wild, D-7th District, supports the initiative, and has introduced her own student debt restructuring legislation.

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Biden forgives student debt, brings joy, provokes outrage | Fletcher McClellan

BY: - August 30, 2022

The average public university student borrows $32,880 to obtain a bachelor’s degree. Students at private, non-profit institutions borrow $35,983, and private, for-profit students borrow $42,551.

Democrats in Congress, including Pa., press Biden to extend pause on student loans

BY: - July 29, 2022

The Federal Reserve estimates that the total U.S. student loan debt is more than $1.75 trillion.

State officials launch $10M program to help substance use disorder treatment professionals repay their student loans

BY: - May 3, 2022

The Substance Use Disorder Loan Repayment Program, which is being administered by the Pennsylvania Department of Drug and Alcohol Programs, is accepting applications from treatment professionals as well as case management professionals with outstanding student loan debt. 

Biden extends pause on federal student loan repayments to Aug. 31; Dems keep up push for debt cancellation

BY: - April 6, 2022

Officials said they're "committed to ensuring that student loan borrowers have a smooth transition back to repayment.”

Pa. borrowers to see relief after $1.85B settlement with Navient for ‘predatory’ practices

BY: - January 13, 2022

The agreement will deliver $1.7 billion in private student loan cancellation to 66,000 borrowers nationwide and $95 million in restitution payments to 350,000 borrowers placed on certain long-term forbearances.