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Mikulski Visits ACM to Promote More Affordable Education

October 16th, 2014 by WCBC Radio

U.S. Senator Barbara Mikulski visited Allegany College of Maryland Wednesday to  promote her ideas for making higher education more affordable. The Maryland Democrat launched what she calls her "college affordability tour" in September. She's promoting a bill that would enable students or college graduates who took out loans before 2010 to refinance those loans at today's low interest rate. Mikulski says the heavy burden of student loan debt puts the future of young graduates and the U.S. economy at risk. Addressing students as well as administrators from Frostburg State University, Allegany College and Garrett Community College- the state’s senior senator pledged to continue to fight to see that the proposed legislation becomes a reality:


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