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Special Alert: Perkins Loan Extension Act of 2017 Introduced by Bipartisan Group

May 18, 2017

​On May 17, 2017, Reps. Elise Stefanik (R-NY-21), Mark Pocan (D-WI-02) Louise Slaughter (D-NY-25), John Duncan (R-TN-02), Ileana Ros-Lehtinen (R-FL-27) and Mark DeSaulnier (D-CA-11) introduced the Perkins Loan Extension Act of 2017 – bipartisan legislation to extend the Perkins Loan Program for two years. The Federal Perkins Loan is a popular and efficient campus-based financial aid program, which supports access to higher education by providing low-interest loans to students in need. Read Full Announcement


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