Friday, June 29, 2012

Congress approves bill to save jobs, freeze student loan rates

The U.S. Congress has approved a measure to freeze federally subsidized loan rates for college students for a year and to fund the nation's transportation construction and maintenance program for two years. It is the first long-term highway measure approved since 2005 and was approved on bipartisan votes of 373 to 52 in the House and 74 to 19 in the Senate.
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