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Justices Skeptical At H.B. 1020 Hearing Over Unelected Judges In Jackson

Allowing House Bill 1020 to stand “would constitute a tremendous transfer of power from the voters of Mississippi, who have for over 100 years elected our circuit judges, to the Legislature,” attorney Cliff Johnson told eight members of the Mississippi Supreme Court during hearings Thursday.

President Biden’s Student Loan Forgiveness Plan Has Been Canceled—Here’s What’s Next

Supporters of student debt forgiveness demonstrate outside the US Supreme Court in Washington, DC.

“Student loan borrowers haven’t had to make payments on their federal loans—or accrue interest on those loans—since March 2020, when the Trump administration put the payments on pause due to the COVID-19 pandemic,” William Chittenden writes. “But that will change on Sept. 1, 2023, when interest will once again begin to accrue on outstanding student loans. Payments on the actual loans is set to resume in October 2023.”