A Blizzard of Bills

Dessoff, Alan
April 2007
University Business;Apr2007, Vol. 10 Issue 4, p33
The article provides information on legislative bills of interest to higher education introduced in the U.S. for 2007. The Pell Grant awards were increased to improve college affordability. The House approved a bill to reduce student loan interest rates from 6.8 percent to 3.4 percent over the next five years. Another measure that prohibits lenders from offering any gift worth more than $10 to a college employee, was introduced by Democratic Senator Richard J. Durbin of Illinois.


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