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U.S. Secretary of Education Miguel Cardona said Tuesday, Nov. 22, 2022, that student borrowers will get an extension on repaying their loans as the Biden administration battles lawsuits against its debt relief plan. Here, borrowers protest outside the Republican National Committee in Washington, D.C., on Nov. 18, 2022. (Paul Morigi/Getty Images for We The 45 Million)

Student loan repayment pause extended by White House amid legal battles over relief plan

BY: - November 22, 2022

WASHINGTON — The Department of Education announced on Tuesday it is extending the pandemic-era pause on federal student loan repayments until June 30 while legal challenges to the administration’s student debt relief program are fought over in the courts. The agency said if the student debt relief program has not been put in place by […]

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Arkansas’ request for rehearing on gender-law injunction denied

BY: - November 16, 2022

A temporary halt on enforcement of Arkansas’ ban on gender-affirming care for minors remains in effect after a federal appeals court on Wednesday denied the state’s request for a rehearing. In August, a three-judge panel of the 8th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals upheld a lower court’s injunction that blocked implementation of Act 626 of […]