April 02, 2015

CBS Boston: Elizabeth Warren Hosts Student Debt Forum at UMass Boston

APR 2, 2015

BOSTON (CBS) - Senator Elizabeth Warren says she first raised a bill to reduce the interest rate on student loans about a year ago.

Since then, she says students have gone into debt to the tune of $100 billion, paying rates like 6 or 10 percent and sometimes more.


Representative Elijah Cummings (D-Maryland) and Warren will be having several events as part of their "Middle Class Prosperity Project" featuring prominent economists, according to a Huffington Post report.

The democratic pair hosted a forum on the high cost of a college education and the student debt crisis at the University of Massachusetts Boston at 2 p.m. Thursday in the Campus Center Ballroom.

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