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Gray TV Washington News Bureau, "Republicans Must Choose Path on Tax Exemption Meant For Low-Interest Student Loans" (December 6, 2017)

 

Inside Higher Ed, "Tug-of-War on Loan Servicing" (November 27, 2017)

 

ThinkAdvisor, "How the House and Senate Tax Bills Would Raise College Costs" (November 17, 2017) 

 

Credible News, "Tax Bill Could Force Nonprofit Student Lenders to Raise Rates" (November 9, 2017)

 

The Bond Buyer, "Supporters of Student Loan Bonds Fight to Save Them" (November 8, 2017)

 

The Bond Buyer, "Muni Groups Urge Lawmakers to Spare Advance Refundings, PABs" (November 6, 2017)

 

The Bond Buyer, "Survey Shows PAB Issuance Jumped More Than 55% In 2016" (September 14, 2017)

 

Credible, "DeVos Hits Reset on Obama's Student Loan Web Portal" (August 2, 2017)


CQ Roll Call, "Congress, DeVos Could Collide on Student Loan Servicers" (July 26, 2017)

Credible, "Fears of 'Monopolistic Environment' If One Company Collects Student Loan Payments" (July 21, 2017)

 

LendEdu, "Student Loan Company MOHELA Protesting DeVos’ Revision" (July 21, 2017)

 

The Washington Post, "Student Loan Company Protests DeVos’ Decision" (July 18, 2017)

 

MarketWatch, "EFC Announces Competitive New Loan Rates Offered By Nonprofit & State-Based Organizations" (July 11, 2017)

 

Center for American Progress, "All Sides Agree That Single Servicer is a Bad Move" (July 14, 2017)

Inside Higher Ed, "Lawmakers Concerned About Loan Servicing Shift" (June 13, 2017)

 

Politico, "Morning Education" (June 13, 2017)

 

The Chronicle of Higher Education, "Lawmakers and Trade Group Criticize Education Dept. Move to Single Loan Servicer" (June 12, 2017)

 

The Hill, "Middle-Class College Kids Need This Tax Exemption" (May 22, 2017)

 

Inside Higher Ed, "Spending Bill Gives Flexibility to Borrowers Seeking Loan Consolidation" (May 3, 2017)

 

Chicago Tribune, "Betsy DeVos Undoes Obama's Student Loan Protections" (April 11, 2017)

The Washington Post, "DeVos Dials Back Consumer Protections for Student Loan Borrowers" (April 11, 2017)

Politico, "Morning Education" (April 4, 2017)

 

Invite Education "My College Corner" Interview With EFC President Debra Chromy (February 1, 2017)

 

WisPolitics, "Walker Looks to Private Sector as Dems Push for State Authority to Address Student Loan Debt" (January 20, 2017)

 

Politico Pro, "With GOP In Control, Private Sector Pushes For Increased Role In Student Loans" (December 9, 2016)

 

Delaware State News, "COMMENTARY: Demand an End to 'Unfair Tax on Forgiven Loans'" (November 26, 2016)

 

Money, "Should I Refinance My Student Loans?" (November 14, 2016)


GoodCall, "The Call for More Income-Driven Repayment for Student-Loan Debt Grows Louder" (November 3, 2016)

 

The Washington Post, "If You Pay More than the Amount Due on Your Student Loans, You Might Be in For a Surprise" (September 26, 2016) 


The Washington Post, "D.C. Would Have More Oversight Over Student Loan Debt Collectors Under Council Proposal" (September 20, 2016) 


The Washington Post, "Student Debt Collectors Want to Robo-Call Your Cellphone, But FCC Says Not So Fast" (August 11, 2016) 

Bloomberg, "The Feds Don't Care If You Dropped Out of College. They Want Their Money Back" (August 8, 2016) 

The Bond Buyer, "PAB Issuance Up For Second Straight Year" (August 5, 2016) 

The Bond Buyer, "Groups Urge GOP to Maintain Muni Exemption in Tax Plan" (July 27, 2016) 

American Banker, "States Joining Ranks of Student Loan Cherry Pickers" (June 10, 2016) 

Bloomberg, "IRS Should Ease Loan Refinancing Process, Help Student Debt" (May 11, 2016) 

Politico, "Morning Tax" (May 11, 2016) 

Politico, "Morning Tech" (May 10, 2016) 

Politico, "Advocates: Aspects of FCC Proposal on Student Loan Robocalls are 'Restrictive,' 'Arbitrary'" (May 9, 2016) 

The Bond Buyer, "Lawmakers Seek Guidance on Using Tax-Exempts to Refinance Student Loans" (May 6, 2016) 

insideARM, "FCC Releases Notice of Proposed Rulemaking on Government Debt Collection Calls" (May 9, 2016) 

GoodCall, "Universities Join Raise.Me to Give High School Students the Chance to Get Micro-Scholarships" (May 9, 2016)

Accounting Today, "Lawmakers Press IRS to Allow Tax-Exempt Student Debt Refinancing" (May 6, 2016) 

Politico, "Morning Education" (March 25, 2016) 

insideARM, "Student Loan Associations Urge FCC to Allow for Reasonable, Responsible Wireless Calls" (February 2, 2016)
 
University Herald, "Student Loan Servicers Will Soon Have to Help Borrowers Avoid Late Fees" (December 28, 2015) 

The Huffington Post, "When You Weren't Paying Attention Congress Shook Up The Student Loan Market" (December 23, 2015) 

UPI, "Congress Looks To Curb 4 Major Student Loan Servicers" (December 17, 2015) 

The Washington Post, "The Provision in the Budget Agreement That Could Radically Change Student Loan Servicing" (December 16, 2015) 

Stateline, "One Way States Can Help Student Loan Borrowers" (December 14, 2015) 

Governing, "States Help Debt-Burdened Students Refinance" (December 14, 2015) 

The Washington Post, "Maryland County Wants To Ease The Burden of Student Debt For Its Residents" (December 13, 2015) 

The Washington Post, "Why Massachusetts Is Creating Its Own Student Debt Counseling Unit" (November 24, 2015) 

CNBC, "Education Finance Council Applauds Treasury for Issuing Guidance That Will Help Families Struggling with Education Debt" (November 13, 2015) 

Reuters, "Education Finance Council Applauds Treasury for Issuing Guidance That Will Help Families Struggling with Education Debt" (November 13, 2015) 

International Business Times, "Education Finance Council Applauds Treasury for Issuing Guidance That Will Help Families Struggling with Education Debt" (November 13, 2015) 

The Bond Buyer, "IRS Issues Favorable Guidance for Student Loan Bonds" (November 13, 2015) 

The Huffington Post, "Robocalls Emerge as Latest Fix For Nation's Student Loan Crisis" (October 15, 2015) 

Politico Pro, "Senators Question Distribution of Borrower Accounts to Student Loan Servicers" (September 30, 2015) 

The New York Times, "Are Private Loans for College a Good Thing?" (September 17, 2015) 

The Bond Buyer, "PAB Issuance Up in 2014, Reversing Three-Year Trend" (July 31, 2015) 

The Wall Street Journal, "Alternative Loans Can Reduce Student Debt" (June 24, 2015) 

Law 360, "Student Loan Servicers Ask FCC for Autodialing Exemption" (June 8, 2015) 


The Wall Street Journal, "Financial Aid: It's Not Too Late" (May 1, 2015) 

The Bond Buyer, "Dozens of Groups Send Muni Recommendations to Tax Reform Panels" (May 1, 2015)