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Katko, Democrats: Student loan debt should be eligible for bankruptcy relief

Thursday, May 9, 2019
Mark Weiner |

WASHINGTON – U.S. Rep. John Katko has joined with some ideological foes – Elizabeth Warren and Jerrold Nadler – to help some of the 44 million Americans trying to repay $1.5 trillion in student loan debt.

The Democrats and Katko, R-Camillus, introduced a bill Thursday that would give borrowers who declare bankruptcy the option of having their student loan debt forgiven.