Student loan repayment pause extended by White House amid legal battles over relief plan

Trump administration implemented pause on debt repayments due to pandemic, and Biden administration has extended it multiple times

By: - November 22, 2022 3:22 pm
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The U.S. Department of Education announced on Nov. 22, 2022, that it is extending the pandemic-era pause on federal student loan repayments until June 30 while legal challenges to the administration’s student debt relief program are fought over in the courts. (Getty Images)

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Ariana Figueroa
Ariana Figueroa

Ariana covers the nation's capital for States Newsroom. Her areas of coverage include politics and policy, lobbying, elections and campaign finance.