H.R. 5756: Degrees Not Debt Act

To establish Federal-State higher education financing partnerships to drive down the cost of tuition for millions of American students.

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Jul 13, 2016


Referred to Committee on Jul 13, 2016

This bill was assigned to a congressional committee on July 13, 2016, which will consider it before possibly sending it on to the House or Senate as a whole.


Mark Pocan

Representative for Wisconsin's 2nd congressional district



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Last Updated: Jul 13, 2016
Length: 17 pages


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Jul 13, 2016

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H.R. 5756 is a bill in the United States Congress.

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