federal student loans http://kbia.org en Sen. Blunt touts student loan reform http://kbia.org/post/sen-blunt-touts-student-loan-reform <p>The White House says the average Missouri student borrower will save just over $1,500 this school year under bipartisan legislation approved last week in the Senate, which would undo a rate hike that took effect for subsidized Stafford loans on July 1.</p> Mon, 29 Jul 2013 12:20:03 +0000 Scott Harvey 37889 at http://kbia.org Sen. Blunt touts student loan reform US Sen. McCaskill gets earful from MU students about college loans http://kbia.org/post/us-sen-mccaskill-gets-earful-mu-students-about-college-loans <p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">U.S. Sen. Claire </span>McCaskill<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> (D-Mo.) took part in a student loan roundtable today on the University of Missouri campus.</span></p><p>She is co-sponsoring the Bank on Student Loans Fairness Act with Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.).&nbsp;<span style="line-height: 1.5;">The bill would reduce the interest rate on federally guaranteed loans for undergraduates from the current 3.4 percent to the 0.75 percent-rate banks receive when they borrow from the government. </span>McCaskill&nbsp;<span style="line-height: 1.5;">also heard from graduate and professional degree students in attendance who said their loans should be part of the discussion.</span></p><p> Thu, 30 May 2013 23:11:27 +0000 John Farmer de la Torre 34618 at http://kbia.org US Sen. McCaskill gets earful from MU students about college loans McCaskill waits tables to emphasize student loans http://kbia.org/post/mccaskill-waits-tables-emphasize-student-loans <p>Democratic Missouri Sen. Claire McCaskill is donning an apron to emphasize her support for federal student loans in her campaign against Republican Todd Akin. Tue, 16 Oct 2012 19:55:01 +0000 Associated Press 22904 at http://kbia.org McCaskill waits tables to emphasize student loans