About the bill
Fittingly, they want to end a freeze right as the weather is finally warming up.
Shortly after the Covid-19 pandemic hit, the federal government froze student loan payments.
First done in March 2020, the freeze was extended several times across both the Republican Donald Trump and Democratic Joe Biden administrations. The most recent extension was granted in December 2021, through May 1, 2022.
As that deadline approaches, Biden’s Education Department recently hinted that they may extend the freeze once again. Some on the left are advocating the administration continue the freeze into 2023. Some of the party’s most left-leaning members, such as Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, are even advocating Biden cancel student loans entirely.
Others argue the opposite perspective: that you can’t just let people off …
Sponsor and status
Robert “Bob” Good
Sponsor. Representative for Virginia's 5th congressional district. Republican.
Last Updated: Mar 11, 2022
Length: 4 pages
117th Congress (2021–2023)
This bill was introduced on March 11, 2022, in a previous session of Congress, but it did not receive a vote.
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17 Cosponsors (17 Republicans)
Mar 11, 2022
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Jan 17, 2023
Reintroduced Bill — Introduced
This activity took place on a related bill, H.R. 380.
H.R. 7058 (117th) was a bill in the United States Congress.
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