Saturday, July 22, 2017
Kansas City Congressman Cleaver Stands Against Student Loan Debt
The latest note from Kansas City's top politico in D.C. -
Turner Report - Rep. Cleaver: Student debt is a growing problem
Student loan debt has been such a growing problem that I feel it may become just as paralyzing and damaging to the economy as the mortgage debt crisis in 2008. The total debt has surpassed $1.4 trillion dollars with millions of Americans continuing to struggle to pay their student loans.
I’ve spoken with students who tell me they have difficulty moving forward in life because they are burdened with overwhelming student loan debt.
It’s time address this issue and find solutions to ease the burden and make college more affordable.
The federal government should continue to incentivize loan repayment as an employee benefit and utilize the tax code to further expand this benefit.
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