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  • Bills on crack cocaine, medicinal pot advance in California

    Bills on crack cocaine, medicinal pot advance in California
    State lawmakers Wednesday gave initial approval to proposals that would reduce penalties for selling crack cocaine, require medical marijuana dispensaries to get state licenses and allow people in the country illegally to get student loans for college....
  • Student loan relief: Obama's order caps payments at 10% of income

    President Obama on Monday signed an executive order that lets millions of college graduates cap their student loan payments at 10% of their income, a move he says will help “open the doors of opportunity for all.” By amending student loan...
  • More than one way to tackle student loan debt

    When interest rates go down, many people with outstanding loans — house, car, home equity — start looking around at refinancing options. Unless your debt is a student loan, in which case federal law places you in a different category from...
  • It's in Hampton's budget: $39.6 million for debt service

    Editor's note: This is part of an everyday series exploring individual line items in state and local budgets. Read the entire series at www.dailypress.com/watchdog. Sometimes cities need to borrow money to pay the tab for high dollar projects, and...
  • Obama to issue order easing student loan debt pressures

    Obama to issue order easing student loan debt pressures
    President Barack Obama will issue an executive action on Monday aimed at making it easier for young people to avoid trouble repaying student loans, a White House official said on Sunday. The president will sign an order directing the secretary of...
  • Obama moves to ease student loan burdens, urges Congress to act

    Obama moves to ease student loan burdens, urges Congress to act
    President Barack Obama on Monday signed an executive order making it easier for up to 5 million people to pay off college tuition debt, and scolded congressional Republicans for opposing legislation that would lower student-loan borrowing costs. Obama...
  • How to keep student loan payments manageable

    Your first glance at your student loan debt after college is likely to be a nauseating encounter. So if you are like a lot of graduates, you may stick the paperwork in a drawer and try not think about it. Or you might sign up for payments without...
  • Freddie Mac: Mortgage rates down again; 30-year averaging 4.12%

    Fixed mortgage rates declined for the fifth straight week, with Freddie Mac reporting that lenders were offering 30-year home loans at an average of 4.12%, down from 4.14% a week earlier. The average offering rate for a 15-year fixed loan fell to 3.21%...
  • L.A. sues JPMorgan Chase, alleges predatory home loans to minorities

    L.A. sues JPMorgan Chase, alleges predatory home loans to minorities
    The city of Los Angeles accused JPMorgan Chase & Co. of steering minority borrowers into risky home loans they couldn’t afford, triggering a foreclosure wave that hammered property values and city coffers. In a lawsuit filed Friday in U.S....
  • Seven candidates vie for LAUSD board seat in wide-open contest

    The Los Angeles teachers union and a powerful group of civic leaders are sitting out Tuesday's key race for a seat on the Board of Education in what has become a spirited, wide-open contest among seven candidates. The special election is being called to...
  • Rich-on-rich hate, racism, and a GOP first in PA race for governor

     
    Being in first place among polls in a statewide or national election is not all its cracked up to be. Sure, you get to look in the rear view mirror with a sly smirk at the others puttering along to......