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Noem: House Did Its Job On Student Loan Rates

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Noem: House Did Its Job On Student Loan Rates

Congress left Washington for the July fourth break without taking action on subsidized student loan rates, which let them double to six point eight percent. South Dakota Congresswoman Kristi Noem said the House took care of that before they left…

Noem says their bill would roll back rates, but not to the level they were before July first…

Noem says the Senate has to act to get rates back down…

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