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  • Algae Plunge | WISPIRG Students
    Start a PIRG Chapter Full Time Jobs Campus Internships Volunteer on Campus Campaigns 21st Century Transportation Affordable Higher Education Hunger and Homelessness Make Textbooks Affordable New Voters Project Stop Subsidizing Obesity Don t Get Ripped Off Big Red Go Green Sustainable U Protect Wisconsin s Lakes Energy Service Corps Newsroom Latest Updates Blog News Releases PIRG in the News Multimedia Reports Internships Work on important issues learn valuable skills get

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  • Obama Announces Initiatives to Ease Student Loan Debt | WISPIRG Students
    Obama administration will announce an effort to better educate students about Income Based Repayment and will propose a gap measure to accelerate the start of the 10 discretionary income cap for some student loan borrowers in 2012 This benefit would be available for those who have borrowed a federal student loan since 2008 and have another loan starting in 2012 With millions of student borrowers saddled with unmanageable levels of debt these valuable benefits cannot start a moment too soon said Williams Second Obama will announce a loan consolidation initiative to make it easier for borrowers with multiple loans to pay their bills and avoid default The benefit will apply to student borrowers with both a loan from the Department of Education and a loan through the discontinued Federal Family Education Loan program a group of borrowers who are more likely to default Many students are overwhelmed with one foot in two lending systems paying multiple lenders each month and looking on helplessly as their loan changes hands multiple times said Williams Allowing these borrowers to consolidate multiple loans into one payment clarifies confusion and cuts red tape for borrowers Third the Administration will announce a new initiative to improve financial literacy tools for students before they enter college The Department of Education will partner with the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau to tailor a model financial aid form that will allow students to better understand college costs including loan debt and repayment Currently almost every school has a different financial aid form which makes it difficult for a student to figure out their financial aid award including their loan package A model financial aid form enables students and their families to better understand the true cost of college attendance school by school as well as helps make an apples to

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  • Tuesday Kickoff Meeting! | WISPIRG Students
    subsidies to Big Agribusiness and more We d love your help Please take a second to RSVP to the Kickoff Meeting invite your friends and help spread the word Thanks Meghan Ford WISPIRG 21st Century Transportation Affordable Higher Education Campaign Against Hunger and Homelessness Make Textbooks Affordable New Voters Project Stop Subsidizing Obesity Student Consumer Action Network Big Red Go Green Sustainable U Protect Wisconsin s Lakes Consumer Protection Corporate Democracy Energy Foods Higher Ed Hunger Oceans Parks Sustainability Textbooks Transit Waste UW Madison Add new comment About Us Our Leadership Our Mission Accomplishments Local Chapters UW Madison UW Stevens Point Get Involved Action Center Campaign Resources Start a PIRG Chapter Full Time Jobs Campus Internships Volunteer on Campus Campaigns 21st Century Transportation Affordable Higher Education Hunger and Homelessness Make Textbooks Affordable New Voters Project Stop Subsidizing Obesity Don t Get Ripped Off Big Red Go Green Sustainable U Protect Wisconsin s Lakes Energy Service Corps Newsroom Latest Updates Blog News Releases PIRG in the News Multimedia Reports Internships Work on important issues learn valuable skills get hands on experience and make a difference Get Info Students in Action RSS Contact Blog Posts by Campaign Big Red Go Green Sustainable

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  • WISPIRG | Together we can make change happen Students
    16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 next last Visit Our Blog WISPIRGs Homepage About Us Our Leadership Our Mission Accomplishments Local Chapters UW Madison UW Stevens Point Get Involved Action Center Campaign Resources Start a PIRG Chapter Full Time Jobs Campus Internships Volunteer on Campus Campaigns 21st Century Transportation Affordable Higher Education Hunger and Homelessness Make Textbooks Affordable New Voters Project Stop Subsidizing Obesity Don t Get Ripped Off Big Red Go Green Sustainable U Protect Wisconsin s Lakes Energy Service Corps Newsroom Latest Updates Blog News Releases PIRG in the News Multimedia Reports Search form Search Students in Action RSS Contact Sustainable U Big Red Go Green Tell Congress Don t Double Our Rates take action On July 1 student loan interest rates on federal student loans will double driving up loan costs for 8 million students by 1 000 per loan JOBS FOR GRADUATING SENIORS Learn more and apply If you are ready to dig in and start solving the problems that confront our country consider a job with U S PIRG JOIN OUR TEAM OF INTERNS AND VOLUNTEERS GET INVOLVED Meet new people get involved in your community learn important skills and make a

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  • WISPIRG | Together we can make change happen Students
    also calls for the elimination of federal loan guarantees and other subsidies for nuclear power plants More 12 05 2011 Report The Three Trillion Dollar Question What Health Care Reform Can Save For Families Businesses and Taxpayers Without health care reform the United States is projected to spend over 40 trillion on health care in the next decade Experts estimate that thirty percent of that spending up to 12 trillion dollars will be wasted on ineffective care pointless red tape and counterproductive treatments that can actually harm patients More 12 05 2011 Report Toward Common Ground Bridging the Political Divide to Reduce Spending Our nation faces unprecedented fiscal challenges as the commitments we ve made now and into the future far outpace our fiscal capacity Congress the President s National Commission on Fiscal Responsibility and Reform and citizens across the country must grapple with very difficult decisions about how we can put our fiscal house in order More Pages first previous 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 next last Visit Our Blog WISPIRGs Homepage About Us Our Leadership Our Mission Accomplishments Local Chapters UW Madison UW Stevens Point Get Involved Action Center Campaign Resources Start a PIRG Chapter Full Time Jobs Campus Internships Volunteer on Campus Campaigns 21st Century Transportation Affordable Higher Education Hunger and Homelessness Make Textbooks Affordable New Voters Project Stop Subsidizing Obesity Don t Get Ripped Off Big Red Go Green Sustainable U Protect Wisconsin s Lakes Energy Service Corps Newsroom Latest Updates Blog News Releases PIRG in the News Multimedia Reports Search form Search Students in Action RSS Contact Sustainable U Big Red Go Green Tell Congress Don t Double Our Rates take action On July 1 student loan interest rates on federal student loans will double driving up loan costs for 8

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  • WISPIRG | Together we can make change happen Students
    rail lines in the United States Public private partnerships or PPPs have come to play an important role in the construction of high speed rail lines around the world More 11 30 2011 Video Blog Hunger and Homelessness Awareness Week UW Madison s Hunger and Homelessness campaign made a video about Hunger and Homelessness Awareness Week Check it out and get involved More 11 27 2011 Blog Post Trouble in Toyland 26th Annual Toy Safety Report We just released the 26th annual Trouble in Toyland report We ve made progress but there are still some dangerous toys on the shelves More Pages first previous 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 next last Visit Our Blog WISPIRGs Homepage About Us Our Leadership Our Mission Accomplishments Local Chapters UW Madison UW Stevens Point Get Involved Action Center Campaign Resources Start a PIRG Chapter Full Time Jobs Campus Internships Volunteer on Campus Campaigns 21st Century Transportation Affordable Higher Education Hunger and Homelessness Make Textbooks Affordable New Voters Project Stop Subsidizing Obesity Don t Get Ripped Off Big Red Go Green Sustainable U Protect Wisconsin s Lakes Energy Service Corps Newsroom Latest Updates Blog News Releases PIRG in the News Multimedia Reports Search form Search Students in Action RSS Contact Sustainable U Big Red Go Green Tell Congress Don t Double Our Rates take action On July 1 student loan interest rates on federal student loans will double driving up loan costs for 8 million students by 1 000 per loan JOBS FOR GRADUATING SENIORS Learn more and apply If you are ready to dig in and start solving the problems that confront our country consider a job with U S PIRG JOIN OUR TEAM OF INTERNS AND VOLUNTEERS GET INVOLVED Meet new people get involved in your community learn important

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  • Kickoff Meeting | WISPIRG Students
    Wisconsin s lakes and more We d love your help Please take a second to RSVP to the interest meeting invite your friends and help spread the word Thanks Jessie Mauser WISPIRG 21st Century Transportation Affordable Higher Education Campaign Against Hunger and Homelessness Make Textbooks Affordable New Voters Project Stop Subsidizing Obesity Student Consumer Action Network Big Red Go Green Sustainable U Protect Wisconsin s Lakes Consumer Protection Corporate Democracy Energy Foods Higher Ed Hunger Oceans Parks Sustainability Textbooks Transit Waste UW Stevens Point Add new comment About Us Our Leadership Our Mission Accomplishments Local Chapters UW Madison UW Stevens Point Get Involved Action Center Campaign Resources Start a PIRG Chapter Full Time Jobs Campus Internships Volunteer on Campus Campaigns 21st Century Transportation Affordable Higher Education Hunger and Homelessness Make Textbooks Affordable New Voters Project Stop Subsidizing Obesity Don t Get Ripped Off Big Red Go Green Sustainable U Protect Wisconsin s Lakes Energy Service Corps Newsroom Latest Updates Blog News Releases PIRG in the News Multimedia Reports Internships Work on important issues learn valuable skills get hands on experience and make a difference Get Info Students in Action RSS Contact Blog Posts by Campaign Big Red Go Green Sustainable

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  • What do you think? | WISPIRG Students
    Full Time Jobs Campus Internships Volunteer on Campus Campaigns 21st Century Transportation Affordable Higher Education Hunger and Homelessness Make Textbooks Affordable New Voters Project Stop Subsidizing Obesity Don t Get Ripped Off Big Red Go Green Sustainable U Protect Wisconsin s Lakes Energy Service Corps Newsroom Latest Updates Blog News Releases PIRG in the News Multimedia Reports Internships Work on important issues learn valuable skills get hands on experience and

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