6/17/2013: In what could become an annual occurrence, Congress yet again faces a looming deadline to resolve the problem of student loan interest rates. Without Congressional action, the rate on federally backed Stafford loans is set to double from 3.4 percent to 6.8 percent on July 1.
The Senate in early June failed to advance two ...
May 8, 2013
113th Congress, 2013–2015
Died in a previous Congress
This bill was introduced on May 8, 2013, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.
Senior Senator from Massachusetts
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Last Updated: May 8, 2013
Length: 4 pages
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