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Allen Harris: Hankering for accountability on student loans

Is President Biden’s regurgitated plan to eliminate student loan repayments for real? Ostensibly so. 

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Birmingham Mayor Woodfin lashes out at U.S. Supreme Court on affirmative action, student loans rulings — 'A short-sighted, dangerous precedent'

Birmingham Mayor Randall Woodfin took to Twitter on Thursday and Friday to voice his opinion on two major U.S. Supreme Court decisions last week that ruled against affirmative action programs in university admissions and Joe Biden's student loan cancellation plan.

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Matt Clark: Excellent decisions in 303 Creative and the student loan case

On Friday, the Supreme Court issued its highly anticipated decision in 303 Creative v. Elenis and the student loan cases. The Court got all three cases right and should be highly commended for the excellent job it did.

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U.S. Sen. Britt slams Biden’s student loan bailout — ‘It’s just completely unacceptable, totally reckless and unethical’

Thursday on Fox Business Network's "Kudlow," U.S. Sen. Katie Britt (R-Montgomery) discussed President Joe Biden’s student loan forgiveness plan and called it “completely unacceptable, totally reckless and unethical.”

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In-state tuition up 300-700% at Alabama public four-year colleges since 1990 as SCOTUS considers student loan forgiveness

As the U.S. Supreme Court (SCOTUS) hears a challenge to President Joe Biden’s plan to forgive up to $20,000 in student loan debt for millions of borrowers across the United States, some economists say easy-to-obtain student loans from the federal government may be the cause of the problem in the first place.

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Mayors Woodfin, Reed urge high court to approve student loan forgiveness — Claim opposition 'effort to score political points' at expense of people of color

Two Democrat mayors of Alabama cities co-authored an article in Times Magazine on Monday urging the Supreme Court to approve President Joe Biden’s plan to cancel up to $20,000 in student loan debt for billions of borrowers across the United States, which federal officials estimate would cost the country a total of $300 billion over the next 10 years.

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Justin Bogie: Colleges and universities must increase the value of an education

The annual cost of a college education has increased by 182% in the past 40 years. But are college graduates getting more for their money?

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Biden’s student loan forgiveness tax-free In Alabama

Alabamians likely won’t owe any state taxes on the amount received from President Joe Biden’s student loan forgiveness plan announced last week. 

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Amie Beth Shaver: Don't rob Peter to pay student loans

It was freezing outside when the window on our '93 Toyota Camry refused to close.