NEA interns lobby Senators on the student loan interest rate increase

by Tim Reed/photo above by NEA intern Kate Jeszeck Hundreds of students, including a number of NEA interns, visited Capitol Hill yesterday as part of Campus Progress’ Student Debt Day, to lobby their Senators on the looming student loan interest rate increase. If congress does not act by July 1st, the interest rate on federally subsidized … Continued

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NEA members visit Capitol Hill to talk corporate tax loopholes

by Tim Reed NEA members — teachers, education support professionals and higher education faculty from every state — visited more than 100 congressional offices Thursday, May 3, to talk to legislators and their staff about corporate tax loopholes and student loan interest rates. According to a report from Citizens for Tax Justice, closing the seven … Continued

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