Last week, the Biden-Harris administration announced that more than 800,000 student loan borrowers across the country will see $39 billion of their loans forgiven. Even as MAGA Republicans try to block relief, President Biden and Vice President Harris have maintained their unwavering commitment to providing a pathway to the middle class through education. Thanks to their steady leadership, borrowers across the country will now be eligible for loan forgiveness.

Here’s what Americans across the country are reading about the Biden-Harris administration’s commitment to student loan relief: 

In Alabama: AL.com: 12,720 student loan borrowers in Alabama eligible for relief under new Biden plan

Key Point: “More than 12,000 Alabamians are eligible for student loan forgiveness under President Biden’s new income-driven repayment plan.”

In Arkansas: Arkansas Democrat-Gazette: 6,940 in state to be forgiven $342M in latest student debt plan

Key Point: “Nearly 7,000 Arkansas borrowers will receive more than $340 million in debt relief forgiveness under the latest student loan reforms announced by the White House. The administration has approved 804,000 borrowers for $39 billion in federal student loans for automatic discharge this summer, 6,940 of whom will be impacted in Arkansas, totaling $342.60 million in Income Driven Repayment plan forgiveness in this state, according to the U.S. Department of Education.”

In Arizona: Cronkite News: Latest student debt-relief plan could mean $1 billion for 20,000 in Arizona

Key Point: “More than 20,000 Arizona residents would see $1 billion in student debt erased under a Biden administration plan unveiled just two weeks after the Supreme Court struck down a previous debt-forgiveness plan”

In Georgia: FOX 5 Atlanta: Over 38K Georgians to receive student loan debt relief under Biden plan

Key Point: “Thousands of Georgians will have their student loan debt forgiven under a new plan by the Biden Administration. White House officials say that 38,590 people across Georgia will receive more than $2.1 billion in what they’re calling an ‘income-driven repayment (IDR) forgiveness.’”

In Hawaii: Big Island Now: Biden Administration student loan forgiveness plan to help nearly 1,700 Hawai‘i borrowers

Key Point: “The U.S. Department of Education announced Tuesday that 1,690 borrowers in Hawai‘i are eligible for automatic loan relief through President Joe Biden’s student loan forgiveness plan, which would eliminate a total of $90.2 million of debt from student loan borrowers throughout the state.”

In Idaho: Idaho Capital Sun: New debt relief plan will forgive federal student loans for 5,000 Idahoans

Key Point: “More than 5,000 Idahoans can expect to see their federal student loans forgiven in the coming weeks, according to a Tuesday press release from the U.S. Department of Education.”

In Indiana: Indiana Capital Chronicle: More than 19,000 Hoosiers will get total student loan debt forgiveness under new Biden relief plan

Key Point: “More than 19,000 Hoosiers who borrowed federal student loans will have their remaining debt wiped out under the White House’s $39 billion debt relief plan… In Indiana, the total debt eligible to be forgiven amounts to more than $932 million, according to federal officials.”

In Iowa: Iowa Capital Dispatch: More than 10,000 Iowans to have federal student loan debt forgiven

Key Point: “More than 10,000 Iowans will have their remaining federal student loan debt wiped out under fixes to the U.S. Department of Education’s income-driven repayment plans. According to data released by the Department of Education Tuesday, 10,730 borrowers in Iowa are eligible to have their loans automatically discharged in the weeks ahead, totaling $465 million in the state.”

In Michigan: Detroit News: Nearly 27K federal student loan borrowers in Michigan approved for loan forgiveness

Key Point: “Nearly 27,000 federal student loan borrowers in Michigan are slated to receive more than $1.26 billion in income-driven repayment forgiveness, officials announced Tuesday.”

In Minnesota: KARE: More than 13K Minnesotans approved for federal student loan forgiveness

Key Point: “More than 13,600 Minnesotans who borrowed money for federal student loans have been approved for forgiveness as part of the Biden administration’s new plan, which was announced last week.”

In North Carolina: NC Newsline: Biden administration to forgive student loan debt for 25,000 North Carolinians

Key Point: “Student debt relief is on its way to North Carolinians. The Biden Administration released state-by-state numbers Tuesday, mapping out the $39 billion available to borrowers eligible for student loan relief. These fixes to Income-Driven Repayment plans will forgive more than a billion dollars in loans taken out by nearly 25,000 North Carolinians.”

In Ohio: Cleveland.com: 37,000 Ohioans to have $1.7B in student loans canceled by Biden administration

Key Point: “Approximately 37,000 student loan borrowers in Ohio will receive more than $1.7 billion in income-driven repayment plan forgiveness in the coming weeks, the Department of Education announced Tuesday. The $1.7 billion loan forgiveness for 37,000 Ohioans is part of the Biden administration’s decision to forgive a total of $39 billion in federal student loans for more than 800,000 borrowers across the country. Eligible borrowers will not have to take any action to receive this loan forgiveness, according to a news release.”

In Pennsylvania: CBS Philadelphia: 30K Pennsylvanians approved for $1.3B in income-driven repayment forgiveness for student loans

Key Point: “Nearly 30,000 federal student loan borrowers in Pennsylvania have been approved for loan forgiveness, the U.S. Department of Education announced Tuesday. Pennsylvanians will receive more than $1.3 billion in income-driven repayment (IDR) forgiveness after the Biden-Harris Administration approved 804,000 borrowers for $39 billion in federal student loans for automatic discharge this summer.”

In Wisconsin: Wisconsin Examiner: 12,000 Wisconsin borrowers eligible for $576 million in student debt relief under Biden plan

Key Point: “More than 12,000 Wisconsinites will see their student debt wiped out under President Joe Biden’s program to help borrowers who have had their loans mismanaged under income-driven repayment plans.”

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