Policymakers & Advocates

About the Center for Consumer Advocacy

Policymakers & Advocates

About the Center for Consumer Advocacy

Public Comments On Legislative Issues

To The U.S. Department Of Education

In response to a request for testimony, ASA testified in support of the Defense to Repayment regulations that were to be implemented as of July 1, 2017 but were indefinately delayed.

ASA also provided written testimony in support of robust gainful employment regulations.

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To The Massachusetts Joint Committee on Consumer Protection and professional Licensure

In response to a request for testimony, ASA testified in support of An Act Establishing a Tuition Recovery Fund (S.112/H. 627).

 

To The Massachusetts Joint Committee on Revenue

In response to a request for testimony, ASA testified in support of An Act Relative to Employer Student Loan Contribution (H.1579) and An Act Encouraging Employer Student Loan Repayment (S.1516).

 

To The U.S. Senate Health Education Labor and Pensions Committee

In response to white papers and a request for comment from the U.S. Senate Health Education Labor and Pensions Committee regarding the Reauthorization of the Higher Education Act, ASA responded to two of the policy proposals.

To The U.S. Senate Health Education Labor and Pensions Committee

In response to a request for comment from the U.S. Senate Health Education Labor and Pensions Committee regarding the Reauthorization of the Higher Education Act, ASA drafted comments that highlight issues we feel should be addressed in legislation.

To The Massachusetts Joint Committee on Education, Student Debt Subcommittee

In response to a request for testimony from the Massachusetts Joint Committee on Education, Student Debt Subcommittee regarding student debt in Massachusetts, ASA testified on issues we feel should be addressed in legislation.

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Many ASA comments were incorporated into the Massachusetts State Report on Student Debt.

To The Massachusetts Joint Committee on Education

In response to a request for testimony from the Massachusetts Joint Committee on Education regarding employer tax incentives for student loan repayment in Massachusetts, ASA submitted testimony.

To The President’s Commission on Financial Literacy and Education at the U.S. Department of Treasury

In response to a request for testimony from the President’s Commission on Financial Literacy and Education at the U.S. Department of Treasury, regarding creative means for reaching borrowers about financial issues, ASA testified on issues we feel should be best practices.

To The Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis

In response to a request from the Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis, ASA gave the following interview.