Supporting States in the Fight to Protect Borrowers

Benjamin Roesch |

Today, a coalition of national and local non-profit organizations joined together in filing an amicus curie brief in support of the Pennsylvania Attorney General’s Office versus large student loan servicing company Navient.

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Trump Administration’s Selection of Industry Insider for Nation’s Student Loan Watchdog Heightens Urgency to Pass AB 376 to Protect California Student Loan Borrowers

Trump Administration’s Selection of Industry Insider for Nation’s Student Loan Watchdog Heightens Urgency to Pass AB 376 to Protect California Student Loan Borrowers Recent Revolving-Door Hire is Further Proof Washington is Failing to Stand up for Borrowers The Trump Administration’s appointment on Friday of a student loan industry executive to...

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It’s Time for More Cops on the Beat

Seth Frotman |

For the past two years, this country has seen huge rollbacks of protections for consumers—from attacks on servicemembers’ rights to rules that protect borrowers of color from discrimination. Each time we think we’ve hit rock bottom and start believing that it can’t get any worse, the Trump Administration pulls out...

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What it means to be a student loan servicer: Guaranty Agency edition

Mike Pierce |

There has been a great deal of misinformation spread through state capitals about a special kind of private sector student loan company known as a "Guaranty Agency." Industry lobbyists have tried to convince lawmakers that these companies are not performing "student loan servicing" under the definition commonly included in state...

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