Tag: student loans

Students offer take on proposed student loan refinance bill

A couple of UW-Green Bay students spoke Monday (Feb. 3) with WFRV, Channel 5’s Jenn Sullivan, reacting to a bill that would allow college graduates to refinance student loans. State Sen. Dave Hansen, D-Green Bay, is behind the effort, telling Sullivan it makes sense to allow an individual to refinance a student loan much as […]

More on student debt: Editorial, review of yesterday’s coverage

We told you here yesterday about a student debt relief bill that was touted by state Sen. Dave Hansen and others during a Wednesday (Oct. 30) press conference held in the Cofrin Library, in front of the Division of Outreach and Adult Access. In addition to the news coverage we mentioned, the Green Bay Press-Gazette […]

More on student debt: Editorial, review of yesterday’s coverage

We told you here yesterday about a student debt relief bill that was touted by state Sen. Dave Hansen and others during a Wednesday (Oct. 30) press conference held in the Cofrin Library, in front of the Division of Outreach and Adult Access. In addition to the news coverage we mentioned, the Green Bay Press-Gazette […]

Slideshow: ‘Higher Ed, Lower Debt’ advocates visit campus

A pair of local lawmakers used the plaza level of the UW-Green Bay Cofrin Library for a news conference Wednesday morning, Oct. 30. Democratic legislators are advancing the so-called “Higher Ed, Lower Debt” proposal to establish a Wisconsin Student Loan Refinancing Authority, which would allow student borrowers to refinance at lower rates. It would also […]

Legislators stump for ‘Higher Ed, Lower Debt’ bill

A pair of Democratic state lawmakers used the plaza level of the UW-Green Bay Cofrin Library as a setting for a news conference Wednesday morning, Oct. 30. State Sen. Dave Hansen (at lectern) and Rep. Eric Genrich described their support for a proposed bill that would establish a Wisconsin Student Loan Refinancing Authority to allow […]

In the news: Rise in college costs far outpaces inflation

We know the cost of college is constantly on the minds of parents and students, and the issue has been at the forefront recently amid nationwide concerns over student debt and wrangling over loan interest rates. WLUK, Fox 11 News took an in-depth look at the college costs picture in a Tuesday (Aug. 28) report […]