State PIRGs' Higher Education Project
218 D Street SE
Washington, DC 20003
(202) 546-9707

Director:
Ivan Frishberg

Advocate:
Ellynne Bannon

 

Hearing Shows Credit Card Industry Continues Aggressive Marketing Of Overpriced Credit Cards To Students, Exacerbating Their Student Loan Debt Problems 9/5/02

Student Loan Interest Rates Plummet To All-Time Low 6/4/02

Jobs Not Working For Many College Students 4/16/02

Student Loan Debt is a Ball and Chain for Many Graduates (3/7/02)

Student Loan Interest Rate Legislation (S. 1762) Will Make College More Affordable For Millions (1/24/02)

U.S. House of Representatives Fails to Pass Student Loan
Interest Rate Legislation (S. 1762)
(12/20/01)

The State PIRGs' Higher Education Project Applauds Senate Passage of Student Loan Interest Rate Legislation (S. 1762) Statement of Ellynne Bannon, Higher Education Advocate (12/14/01)

Students Mobilize To Protect Pell Grant Increase (11/12/01)

New Student Loan Rates Are the Lowest in Years (6/12/01)

Students and Colleges Respond to Loan Industry Law Suit (4/13/01)

Big Student Loans Causing Bigger Problems: PIRG Report Finds Students Underestimating Impact of Student Loan Debt (3/27/01)

Roderick Paige Receives Passing Grade at Confirmation Hearing (1/10/01)

To Senate Appropriators, on FY2003 Student Aid Funding (7/15/02)

On Rep. Miller's proposed amendment to H.R. 4866 (6/13/02)

On the FY2002 Pell Grant shortfall (5/14/02)

On the student consolidation loan proposal (4/29/02)

On the President's proposal to change Section 458 of the Higher Education Act (3/19/02)

On the "Affordable Student Loan Act" (11/14/01)

On the "Internet Education and Equity Act of 2001" (7/25/01)

On the "Anti-Terrorism Act of 2001" (9/24/01)