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Sen. Warner introduces legislation to ease burden of student loan debt

Sen. Mark R. Warner has introduced two proposals to provide much needed relief to young people struggling with student loan debt.

House unanimously passes bill to empower student loan borrowers

The U.S. House of Representatives approved a bill to help students make smart decisions in the financing of their higher education.

Senate bill would empower student loan borrowers through financial literacy

U.S. Sen. Mark R. Warner (D-VA) introduced bipartisan legislation to help students make smart decisions in the financing of their higher education.

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Mark Warner proposes streamlining student loan assistance for teachers

Today, U.S. Sen. Mark R. Warner (D-VA) introduced the Teacher Loan Repayment Act(TELORA) to improve the way federal teacher grant and loan assistance programs are administered in order to incentivize talented teachers to enter and remain in the hardest-to-staff classrooms.

Warner, Rubio announce bipartisan student loan repayment bill

U.S. Sens. Mark R. Warner (D-VA) and Marco Rubio (R-FL) today introduced The Dynamic Student Loan Repayment Act to consolidate, simplify and improve income-based repayment options for federal student loans.

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Warner Senate campaign launches Women for Warner

Warner for Virginia today announced the launch of Women for Warner, a dedicated group of women and men who have come together to support Sen. Warner’s campaign.

Give college graduates a future with real freedom: Freedom from debt

For members of the college and high school classes of 2014, and for past graduates, this effort to tackle the student debt issue is sorely needed.

Warner, Thune introduce Senate student loan debt bill

U.S. Sens. Mark R. Warner (D-VA) and John Thune (R-SD) have introduced the bipartisan Employer Participation in Refinancing Act (S.2429) to help individuals pay down their student loan debt.

Tim Kaine reviews strategies for lowering post-college costs

During a Senate Budget Committee hearing today, U.S. Senator Tim Kaine highlighted the harmful impact of high college costs and student loan debt on borrowers and the entire U.S. economy.

Warner pushes student loan relief proposals

U.S. Sen. Mark R. Warner (D-VA) today introduced a series of proposals that will make higher education more affordable for Virginia families, and provide additional ways for borrowers to repay student loans.

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Kaine pushes grants to states to support dual enrollment

Today, U.S. Sen. Tim Kaine co-sponsored the Supporting College Access and Success Through Dual Enrollment Act, legislation to help students earn college credits in high school in order to cut the cost of earning a college diploma.


Shenandoah University professor to run 100 miles for scholarships

For many, running 100 miles is an impossibility. For Shenandoah University professor Joe Lovinsky, it’s just another way to prove he doesn’t quit. Or perhaps he’s just plain stubborn.

Kaine ‘disappointed’ in Senate filibuster on student loan rates

U.S. Sen. Tim Kaine released the following statement following the vote to advance a proposal to keep subsidized Stafford student loan rates at 3.4%.

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Kaine: Keep student loan rates from ‘choking’ education

U.S. Sen. Tim Kaine joined administrators, students, and financial aid officers at J. Sargeant Reynolds Community College in Richmond today to discuss his efforts to avoid the doubling of interest rates on undergraduate subsidized Stafford loans on July 1, from 3.4 percent to 6.8 percent.