The Student Loan Forgiveness Act of 2012


Here is a transcription of an email that I received about a proposed bill that makes a lot of sense to me.

The main points  described in a brief summary of the bill are:

  • Make student loan repayment both simple and fair
  • Jumpstart the economy and create jobs
  • Send a lifeline to student borrowers who have fallen on difficult times
  • Promote financial responsibility in higher education

For all the details, you can read the actual bill.

There are also answers to some Frequently Asked Questions.

Please sign the petition in favor of H.R. 4170 by clicking on the following link: http://signon.org/sign/support-the-student-loan

This seems like a needed first step to reinstating support for higher education, economic prosperity, and social mobility that has started to wane in this country.

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