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S.2051 A bill to amend the Higher Education Act of 1965 to extend the reduced interest rate for Federal Direct Stafford Loans., 112th Congress

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  • Latest Action: Jan 31, 2012 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions.

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    • Castagnera on Higher Ed, HR, and Risk Management: Keep the ... - April 24, 2012 by Jim Castagnera - We need as many Democratic Senators to cosponsor S. 2051 as possible, as it will help generate more momentum for our side and turn up the heat on Republicans. If you haven't done so yet, please tell Sen. Robert Casey to ...

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      As noted by Jim Castagnera on April 24, 2012, "We need as many Democratic Senators to cosponsor S. 2051 as possible, as it will help generate more momentum for our side and turn up the heat on Republicans. If you haven't done so yet, please tell Sen. Robert Casey to ..." (/url?q=http://terrortrials.blogspot.com/2012/04/keep-student-loan-interest-rate-from.html&sa=U&ei=64yeT7_JEYHW2AWMpICXDw&ved=0CEgQmAEwCA&usg=AFQjCNHphkvuWTi0CLX52QodVI8r-BMqGA)
    • Castagnera on Higher Ed, HR, and Risk Management: Keep the ... - April 24, 2012 by Jim Castagnera - We need as many Democratic Senators to cosponsor S. 2051 as possible, as it will help generate more momentum for our side and turn up the heat on Republicans. If you haven't done so yet, please tell Sen. Robert Casey to ...

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      As noted by Jim Castagnera on April 24, 2012, "We need as many Democratic Senators to cosponsor S. 2051 as possible, as it will help generate more momentum for our side and turn up the heat on Republicans. If you haven't done so yet, please tell Sen. Robert Casey to ..." (/url?q=http://terrortrials.blogspot.com/2012/04/keep-student-loan-interest-rate-from.html&sa=U&ei=ODudT8r8Jqnq2AXkwLDpDg&ved=0CEAQmAEwBg&usg=AFQjCNHUmpvzP7cL5UBEaXmbkzpT9FMMdQ)
    • Castagnera on Higher Ed, HR, and Risk Management: Keep the ... - April 24, 2012 by Jim Castagnera - We need as many Democratic Senators to cosponsor S. 2051 as possible, as it will help generate more momentum for our side and turn up the heat on Republicans. If you haven't done so yet, please tell Sen. Robert Casey to ...

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      As noted by Jim Castagnera on April 24, 2012, "We need as many Democratic Senators to cosponsor S. 2051 as possible, as it will help generate more momentum for our side and turn up the heat on Republicans. If you haven't done so yet, please tell Sen. Robert Casey to ..." (/url?q=http://terrortrials.blogspot.com/2012/04/keep-student-loan-interest-rate-from.html&sa=U&ei=rvabT_3LKomO2wWzt5z9Dg&ved=0CDwQmAEwBQ&usg=AFQjCNFzuozx5uXTzDLRoufeZNxLx02B8w)

    Highly Rated News Articles

    • Obama and Duncan Begin Push to Avoid Doubling of Student-Loan Interest Rate - April 20, 2012 by The Chronicle of Higher Education - The bills (HR 3826 and S 2051) were introduced by Rep. Joe Courtney, a Democrat of Connecticut, and Sen. Jack Reed, a Democrat of Rhode Island. The Congressional Budget Office estimates that the bills would cost $6.7-billion. Though the Republican ...

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      As noted by The Chronicle of Higher Education on April 20, 2012, "The bills (HR 3826 and S 2051) were introduced by Rep. Joe Courtney, a Democrat of Connecticut, and Sen. Jack Reed, a Democrat of Rhode Island. The Congressional Budget Office estimates that the bills would cost $6.7-billion. Though the Republican ..." (http://chronicle.com/article/ObamaDuncan-Begin-Push-to/131633/)
    • Obama and Duncan Begin Push to Avoid Doubling of Student-Loan Interest Rate - April 20, 2012 by The Chronicle of Higher Education - The bills (HR 3826 and S 2051) were introduced by Rep. Joe Courtney, a Democrat of Connecticut, and Sen. Jack Reed, a Democrat of Rhode Island. The Congressional Budget Office estimates that the bills would cost $6.7-billion. Though the Republican ...

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      As noted by The Chronicle of Higher Education on April 20, 2012, "The bills (HR 3826 and S 2051) were introduced by Rep. Joe Courtney, a Democrat of Connecticut, and Sen. Jack Reed, a Democrat of Rhode Island. The Congressional Budget Office estimates that the bills would cost $6.7-billion. Though the Republican ..." (http://chronicle.com/article/article-content/131633/)
    • Heightened interest on those Stafford Loans - April 14, 2012 by Oregonian - In the aftermath of Thursday's column on Ron Wyden and college finances, a comment from reader Lisa Morrison prompted me to follow up on the Stafford Loan program. Weary of what she called Wyden's "blinkered devotion to the canard that having ...

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      As noted by Oregonian on April 14, 2012, "In the aftermath of Thursday's column on Ron Wyden and college finances, a comment from reader Lisa Morrison prompted me to follow up on the Stafford Loan program. Weary of what she called Wyden's "blinkered devotion to the canard that having ..." (http://www.oregonlive.com/news/oregonian/steve_duin/index.ssf/2012/04/heightened_interest_on_those_s.html)
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