January 4, 2007

Student Loan Interest Rates on the Schedule…

Posted in Legislation Affecting Students, Parent PLUS Loans, Stafford Loans, Student Loan News at 2:25 PM by Joe From Boston


House Majority Leader Steny Hoyer (D-MD) announced the schedule for the first 100 legislative hours of the 110th Congress and announced that student loan interest rates is slated for discussion on January 17.

The 100 hours schedule will be:

  • Tuesday, January 9 – Implement the 9/11 Commission Recommendations
  • Wednesday, January 10 – Increase the Minimum Wage
  • Thursday, January 11 – Expand Stem Cell Research
  • Friday, January 12 – Allow Negotiation for Lower Prescription Drug Costs
  • Wednesday, January 17 – Cut Interest Rates on Student Loans
  • Thursday, January 18 – End Subsidies for Big Oil and Invest in Renewable Energy

The 110th Congress was sworn in at noon today.

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