News

Senate Misses Chance On Student Loan Rates

Senate Misses Chance On Student Loan Rates

Photo: WNAX

A bill that would allow student loan borrowers to refinance and cut their interest rate was stopped in the US Senate.
South Dakota Senator Tim Johnson says republicans blocked the bill……….

Republican Senators says the plan was a sham, and would do little to help with student loan borrowing costs.

Johnson says a college degree is becoming a minimum entry to career choices……

Johnson says South Dakota students continue to carry some of the highest loan debt in the country…………

Recent Headlines

in Local

Northwestern Energy Requesting Rate Hike

NW ENERGY 72914

A request has been made with the Public Utilities Commission for a rate hike for Northwestern Energy customers.

in Local

Nebraska Students Experience Taiwanese Agriculture

School Books

Three Nebraska high school seniors spent last week in Taiwan, touring farms, research facilities, and learning the local culture.

in Local

Cold January Expected

Thermometer

NOAA’s Climate Prediction Center has released the January weather outlook.

in Local

Johnson Closes South Dakota Offices

tim johnson

It is another good bye, as the state offices of South Dakota Senator Tim Johnson will officially close today.

in Local

Rounds To Wait And See On Cuba Deal

rounds

South Dakota Senator-elect Mike Rounds says he will wait and see how relations change between the United States and Cuba.