McConnell Highlights Tough Job Market for College Graduates

In a push to younger voters, President Barack Obama is touring college campuses this week to discuss the problems of student loan debt. But Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell is blaming the president for the poor job market that college graduates enter. Interest rates for subsidized Stafford Loans are set to double this summer, going […]

Kentucky to Purchase Bonds to Fund Student Loans

From Kentucky Public Radio’s Tony McVeigh Kentucky will purchase bonds to keep state student loan programs afloat until federal help arrives. Governor Steve Beshear says the state will purchase 50-million dollars in bonds to ensure short-term financing for student loans. He says the action is necessary because the national credit collapse is crimping the availability […]