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October 6, 2021 Press Release
“President Biden and Secretary Cardona have officially put the Department of Education back on the side of American students, workers, and student loan borrowers of all ages—if it wasn’t clear before, it should be now,” said Congressman Courtney. 
October 4, 2021 Press Release

NORWICH, CT – Today, Congressman Joe Courtney (CT-02) welcomed news from the Biden Administration indicating that long awaited changes to fix the federal Public Service Loan Forgiveness (PSLF) program will soon be revealed.

September 24, 2021 Press Release
This year, Courtney has commended Secretary Cardona and the Biden Administration for taking steps to address the looming student loan crisis, and to fix problems hampering PSLF.
September 14, 2021 Press Release

NORWICH, CT—Today, Congressman Joe Courtney (CT-02) renewed his call for bipartisan action to fix the U.S. Department of Education’s Public Service Loan Forgiveness (PSLF) program following a new report that projects problems hampering the program will persist for several more years.

August 24, 2021 Press Release
“The Biden administration made another positive incremental step today to address the ever-looming student loan crisis,” said Rep. Courtney. 
August 11, 2021 Press Release
“There’s no question that Secretary Cardona and the Biden Administration made the right call here,” said Courtney.
August 6, 2021 Press Release
“President Biden’s decision to extend an interest-free ‘payment pause’ for federal student loans is welcome news for borrowers who are still recovering from the adverse economic impact of the COVID pandemic,” said Rep. Courtney.
June 25, 2021 Press Release
“We recognize the impact that the pandemic had on our borrowers,” said Secretary Cardona, in response to Rep. Courtney, “and extending the pause is something that we have had conversations about."
May 25, 2021 Press Release
"Our troops and their families deserve the full benefit of student loan forgiveness that they’ve earned while serving overseas, and this bill will help them get it," said Rep. Courtney.
May 12, 2021 Press Release
“Today’s jobs numbers should be a wake-up call to a lot of armchair economic experts that even though our recovery is moving forward, we’ve still got big challenges to overcome, and people still need support,” said Congressman Courtney.