Episode 201: Summer Legislation Heats Up But Fall Deadlines Loom Large for Higher Ed

This week on "Off The Cuff," the team dives into Congress' legislative landscape for the summer with the House slated to shortly adjourn until mid-September. Justin and Megan provide updates on the annual budgeting process, what to expect in the reconciliation process and highlight a number of policy proposals that could see floor action in the months ahead. Hugh highlights some recent discussions surrounding the student loan landscape recapping Sen. Elizabeth Warren's second hearing on student loans coupled with House Speaker Nancy Pelosi recent remarks. Jill then covers a number of changes coming for loan servicing as well as the Department of Education's (ED) recent outreach to collect comments on Public Service Loan Forgiveness (PSLF) program experiences. Plus the team wants to know: What are your summer vacation plans?

Speakers

Justin Draeger Megan Coval Jill Desjean Hugh Ferguson
Justin Draeger
President & CEO

Megan Coval
Vice President, Policy & Federal Relations
Jill Desjean
Policy Analyst

Hugh Ferguson
Reporter

 

Publication Date: 7/30/2021


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