June 11, 2014
On Wednesday, the Senate voted againstfiled by Sen. Elizabeth Warren, D-Mass., that would allow college graduates to refinance their outstanding student loans at lower interest rates.
Despite the public outcry about mounting student loan debt, Republican leaders widelythe measure as a progressive political stunt during an election year because it called for a new tax on millionaires and billionaires to cover the cost.
Inwith On Campus, recently talked with Mike Wasserman, the Massachusetts executive director of the non-profit which helps disadvantaged and first generation students apply for and graduate from college, and Jasmine Boyd-Perry, a junior at the University of Massachusetts Boston.
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