INFOZINE: Debt-free College Supporters to Clinton: It’s Your Move

Career College Central Summary:

  • Progressive Democrats rallying behind a national bipartisan goal of debt-free college who have received love from half of 2016’s Democratic presidential hopefuls had a firm message to Hillary Clinton: It’s your move.
  • Washington, DC – infoZine – Scripps Howard Foundation Wire – Armed with over 400,000 petition signatures and more than 70 congressional backers, several liberal lawmakers, lobbyists and college students took to the Capitol Wednesday to help more students go to college without sinking into debt.
  • “The next thing would be to have Hillary Clinton mention student loan debt in her June 13 speech,” said Marissa Barrow, a spokeswoman for the Progressive Change Campaign Committee.
  • Clinton is scheduled to give a major speech to formally launch her campaign June 13 in New York.
  • The committee’s co-founder, Adam Green, said financial liabilities “must be a central issues in the 2016 presidential debate.”
  • The lawmakers and progressive group representatives also said they hope that Republican presidential candidates will come around to the idea.

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