White House and Lenders Are at Odds Over Changes To Student Loan Subsidies

October 1999
American Banker;10/29/1999, Vol. 164 Issue 209, p2
Trade Publication
Focuses on the conflict between the United States administration and lenders over federal subsidies for student loans. Debate on an industry-backed effort to change the way government subsidies for banks are calculated; Lobby efforts to insert a provision that would tie federal payments to interest rates on commercial paper.


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