HR 1911

CD038: Wasting July


In this episode, we catch up on most of the bills that passed the House during the last two weeks of August. A lot of bills were passed; very few have a prayer of becoming law. Read More

CD029: Keystone XL Pipeline


The House passed H.R. 3, a bill waiving permit requirements for the Keystone XL tar sands pipeline and passed H.R. 1911, a bill that could raise interest rates for college students while tying their rates to the market. Read More

H.R. 1911: Increase Interest Rates for Students

H.R. 1911, the “Smarter Solutions for Students Act”, allows the interest rates on student loans to go up to 8.5% for undergraduate students and 10.5% for graduate students. Read More