Press Release/Statement | April 1, 2014

House FY15 Budget Proposal Would Increase Student Debt

Author: Statement of Pauline Abernathy

Despite bipartisan concern about rising college costs and student debt, the House Budget Committee’s fiscal year 2015 budget slashes funding for Pell Grants, forcing millions of Pell Grant recipients to borrow more, while simultaneously increasing the cost of their loans.

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