Public Service Loan Forgiveness Program

Miguel Cardona

More ways for feds with student loan debt to get a break from payments

In today’s Federal Newscast, federal employees with student debt may soon see some expanded opportunities for loan forgiveness.

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FILE- In this Sept. 30, 2017, file photo, people attend the WGU Texas annual commencement ceremony at the Frank Erwin Center in Austin, Texas. The public service loan forgiveness program was created to encourage people to take jobs to help the greater good without financially crippling themselves. These positions often require higher education but pay modest wages, such as teaching, social work, public health or law enforcement. (Ricardo B. Brazziell/Austin American-Statesman via AP, File)

OPM clarifies how agencies can help feds apply for Public Service Loan Forgiveness waiver by Oct. 31 deadline

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FILE- In this Nov. 9, 2017, file photo people walk by Old Main on the Penn State University main campus in State College, Pa. The Free Application for Federal Student Aid, or FAFSA, becomes available Monday, Oct. 1, 2018. It’s widely considered the most important document in securing money for higher education as current and prospective students must fill it out annually to get federal student aid including loans, grants, work-study and certain scholarships. (AP Photo/Gene J. Puskar, File)

Education Dept sets deadline for Public Service Loan Forgiveness waiver

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Office of Management and Budget staff delivers President Donald Trump's 2020 budget to the House Budget Committee on Capitol Hill in Washington, Monday, March 11, 2019. Trump's new budget calls for billions more for his border wall, with steep cuts in domestic programs but increases for military spending. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)

Trump’s 2020 budget proposal offers up ‘historic’ spending cuts to civilian agencies

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