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U.S. Judge Blocks Biden Student Relief Plan

HeadlineNov 11, 2022

In Texas, a federal judge struck down the Biden administration’s student loan relief program, calling it illegal. The ruling comes in response to a lawsuit by the conservative group the Job Creators Network Foundation. The program was already on hold due to a challenge from a group of Republican-led states. The White House is appealing the order by Trump-appointed Judge Mark Pittman. The Education Department has already approved 16 million borrowers for up to $20,000 of relief, out of 26 million people who have applied for the program.

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