Give Students the Opportunity to Graduate College with Less Debt Cosponsor The Student Loan Disclosure Transparency Act

The burden of student loans has unquestionably taken a toll on millions of American families.
As outstanding student loan debt in the U.S. continues to climb—in June of 2019, borrowers owed around $1.6 trillion—various proposals have been introduced to offer free college, refinance student loans, or cancel student debt altogether.
Protecting programs like PSLF and Federal Work-Study, along with increasing Pell Grant funding, would certainly reduce the amount of debt students accumulate, but these actions alone will not fix the larger problem.
Addressing the root of the student loan crisis must center on sharp transparency with borrowers and a loan disclosure that is simple, accessible, and easy to understand.  

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Become an inaugural member of the Congressional Pacific Islands Caucus!

Consider a region of our world whose islands and maritime exclusive economic zones encompass an area larger than Russia’s and China’s land area combined. In which we have longstanding partnerships and critical strategic and other interests. Where we fought
and won the Second World War and earlier conflicts. And which is increasingly under severe economic and environmental stress as well as the active growing influence of China.

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