970 Alaskans Now Eligible for Student Loan Forgiveness Thanks to Biden-Harris Administration

The Alaska Democratic Party is excited to uplift the Biden Administration’s continued commitment to breaking barriers to higher education


July 19, 2023

CONTACT: Shayla Freirich

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ANCHORAGE: Today, Alaska Democratic Party Chair Mike Wenstrup released the following statement after the Biden-Harris administration announced that 970 borrowers in Alaska are eligible for a total of 51.4 million dollars in automatic student loan relief through income-driven repayment plans. 

“Getting a college degree should be a tool to get ahead, but for far too long, it’s been a burden that saddles so many families in decades of debt. Even in the face of MAGA Republican efforts to block relief, President Biden and Vice President Harris have maintained an unwavering commitment to providing a pathway to the middle class through education. Thanks to their leadership, hundreds of borrowers across Alaska will now be eligible for loan forgiveness – further evidence that Bidenomics is helping everyday Americans get ahead.”

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