Sign up for a free Courant newsletter for a chance to win $100 P.C. Richard gift card

Financial Aid

Courtney, College Students Fear GOP Plan To Overhaul Student Loan Programs

Courtney, College Students Fear GOP Plan To Overhaul Student Loan Programs

A GOP-sponsored bill to revise federal student loan programs would shatter the hopes thousands of Connecticut college students, U.S. Rep. Joe Courtney, D-2, and a group of students warned Friday.

Courtney said the ultimate fate of the bill that passed the U.S. House Education & Workforce Committee on a party-line vote this week remains uncertain. He said the legislation is unlikely to come up for a House vote until early 2018 and that the Senate is likely to have a different version of the measure.

But the students...

30°