Borrowers have four more months until federal student loan debt payments resume. Democratic lawmakers in Pennsylvania are among those nationally calling for the president to do more.
Gov. Wolf is pressing to get more student loan debt relief to Pennsylvania nurses. The deadline to apply for an existing $20 million program is March 1.
Funds will go to staff who are involved in direct patient care, behavioral health facilities, and a program offering nurses student loan-debt relief.
The student loan collecting company will also have to advise borrowers of their options and explain repayment plans to them as part of a settlement with 39 state attorneys general.
Payments on federal student loans will remain paused, interest rates will remain at 0%, and debt collection efforts will be suspended.
The Biden administration on Friday announced that federal student loan payments will remain suspended through January 2022.
Four Pennsylvania representatives are among a large group of Congress members urging President Joe Biden to extend the current pause on federal student loan payments and interest.
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