Results for the tag Eric Swalwell

CODIFY INTO LAW MEASURE TO WAIVE FEDERAL STUDENT LOAN INTEREST

We can no longer ignore this economic crisis affecting millions of American students and families.  The crushing burden of student debt is causing many young Americans to delay decisions that traditionally fuel economic growth, such as starting a family,
buying a house or launching a business, in order to meet high monthly payments.  Currently, undergraduate students borrow federal direct loans at a 4.53 percent rate and graduate or professional students borrow federal direct loans at a rate between 6.08 percent and
7.08 percent.

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Report: Financial Quicksand: COVID-19 Impact on America’s Students

I write to share with you a report entitled, “Financial Quicksand: COVID-19 Impact on America’s Students.”  This report provides a snapshot of the unprecedented impact caused by the spread of the novel coronavirus (“COVID-19”) on our students and college
communities across America.  It includes firsthand student stories from my district and across the country, examples of schools’, states’ and agencies’ responses, and recommendations for actions we can take to immediately help America’s students.

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CODIFY THE ADMINISTRATION’S INITIATIVE TO WAIVE FEDERAL STUDENT LOAN INTEREST

We can no longer ignore this economic crisis affecting millions of American students and families.  The crushing burden of student debt is causing many young Americans to delay decisions that traditionally fuel economic growth, such as starting a family,
buying a house or launching a business, in order to meet high monthly payments.  Currently, undergraduate students borrow federal direct loans at a 4.53 percent rate and graduate or professional students borrow federal direct loans at a rate between 6.08 percent and
7.08 percent.

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LAST CALL – Sign FY 2021 Letter to Protect Mass Transit from Terrorist Attacks!

I urge you to sign the letter below asking the Homeland Security Appropriations Subcommittee to reject President Trump’s proposal to slash funding for the Transit Security Grant Program (TSGP) in the Department of Homeland Security fiscal year (FY) 2021
appropriations bill and increase funding from $100 million to at least $105 million as well as to reject the proposed imposition of a 25 percent non-federal cost share requirement. 

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DEADLINE TOMORROW – Sign FY 2021 Letter to Protect Mass Transit from Terrorist Attacks!

I urge you to sign the letter below asking the Homeland Security Appropriations Subcommittee to reject President Trump’s proposal to slash funding for the Transit Security Grant Program (TSGP) in the Department of Homeland Security fiscal year (FY) 2021
appropriations bill and increase funding from $100 million to at least $105 million as well as to reject the proposed imposition of a 25 percent non-federal cost share requirement. 

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DEADLINE EXTENDED TO WEDNESDAY – Sign FY 2021 Letter to Protect Mass Transit from Terrorist Attacks!

I urge you to sign the letter below asking the Homeland Security Appropriations Subcommittee to reject President Trump’s proposal to slash funding for the Transit Security Grant Program (TSGP) in the Department of Homeland Security fiscal year (FY) 2021
appropriations bill and increase funding from $100 million to at least $105 million as well as to reject the proposed imposition of a 25 percent non-federal cost share requirement. 

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CODIFY INTO LAW MEASURE TO WAIVE FEDERAL STUDENT LOAN INTEREST

We can no longer ignore this economic crisis affecting millions of American students and families.  The crushing burden of student debt is causing many young Americans to delay decisions that traditionally fuel economic growth, such as starting a family,
buying a house or launching a business, in order to meet high monthly payments.  Currently, undergraduate students borrow federal direct loans at a 4.53 percent rate and graduate or professional students borrow federal direct loans at a rate between 6.08 percent and
7.08 percent.

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DUE TODAY – Sign FY 2021 Letter to Protect Mass Transit from Terrorist Attacks!

I urge you to sign the letter below asking the Homeland Security Appropriations Subcommittee to reject President Trump’s proposal to slash funding for the Transit Security Grant Program (TSGP) in the Department of Homeland Security fiscal year (FY) 2021
appropriations bill and increase funding from $100 million to at least $105 million as well as to reject the proposed imposition of a 25 percent non-federal cost share requirement. 

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DUE TOMORROW – Sign FY 2021 Letter to Protect Mass Transit from Terrorist Attacks!

I urge you to sign the letter below asking the Homeland Security Appropriations Subcommittee to reject President Trump’s proposal to slash funding for the Transit Security Grant Program (TSGP) in the Department of Homeland Security fiscal year (FY) 2021
appropriations bill and increase funding from $100 million to at least $105 million as well as to reject the proposed imposition of a 25 percent non-federal cost share requirement. 

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Sign on to FY 2021 Letter in Support of the Department of Energy’s Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE)

I write to ask you to join me in sending the letter below to the Energy and Water Development Appropriations Subcommittee, urging it to maintain level funding of $2.8 billion for the Department of Energy (DOE) Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy
(EERE) and its critical programs that partner the federal government with industry, academia, and research facilities to secure America’s energy future and promote job creation in FY 2021.

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