Whitehouse announces program fix for federal student loan forgiveness

SEN. SHELDON WHITEHOUSE has announced a resolution for a problem that blocked many people from qualifying for federal student loan forgiveness. / COURTESY OFFICE OF U.S. SEN. SHELDON WHITEHOUSE
SEN. SHELDON WHITEHOUSE has announced a resolution for a problem that blocked many people from qualifying for federal student loan forgiveness. / COURTESY OFFICE OF U.S. SEN. SHELDON WHITEHOUSE
PROVIDENCE – An amendment attached to the new federal budget has fixed a glitch that blocked many eligible people from obtaining federal student loan forgiveness. The change, announced by U.S. Sen. Sheldon Whitehouse, D-RI on Friday, will allow people in public service occupations to apply for loan forgiveness after 10 years, as long as they’ve…

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