To increase purchasing power, strengthen economic recovery, and restore fairness in financing higher education in the United States through student loan forgiveness, caps on interest rates on Federal student loans, and refinancing opportunities for private borrowers, and for other purposes.
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Sponsor and status
Sponsor. Representative for Michigan's 13th congressional district. Democrat.
Last Updated: Mar 8, 2012
Length: 18 pages
112th Congress (2011–2013)
This bill was introduced on March 8, 2012, in a previous session of Congress, but it did not receive a vote.
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Mar 8, 2012
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H.R. 4170 (112th) was a bill in the United States Congress.
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