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Sen. Sherrod Brown talks to KentWired about student loan forgiveness

Alton Northup Senior Reporter February 21, 2022

On the 2020 campaign trail, President Joe Biden promised young voters that his administration would cancel thousands in student debt. The rising number of college graduates facing financial struggle...

Freshman journalism major Alton Northup and junior journalism major Baylee Sweitzer interview Sen. Sherrod Brown Monday. President Joe Biden campaigned about forgiving student loan debt before entering presidency.

Sen. Sherrod Brown talks to KentWired about student loan forgiveness

Alton Northup, Senior Reporter February 21, 2022

On the 2020 campaign trail, President Joe Biden promised young voters that his administration would cancel thousands in student debt. The rising number of college graduates facing financial struggle played...

OPINION: Simplicity vs. adaptability – What “federalism” means and why I think it works best for a nation as big as America

Ross McDonnell Opinion Writer March 10, 2021

Before I get into the main topic of today’s column, why I think “federalism” is best suited for America, I feel it is best to clarify just what federalism is. The meaning of the word — at least...

Biden to sign executive orders related to equity

Biden to sign executive orders related to ‘equity’

Maegan Vazquez, CNN January 26, 2021

(CNN) -- President Joe Biden is slated to sign a series of executive actions revolving around "equity" policy on Tuesday, focusing on policing reform, prison reform and public housing, according to...

US President Joe Biden sits in the Oval Office as he signs a series of orders at the White House in Washington, DC, after being sworn in at the US Capitol on January 20, 2021.

Biden unveils Covid-19 plan based ‘science not politics’ as he signs new initiatives

(CNN) -- President Joe Biden's first full day in office Thursday focused on getting the Covid-19 pandemic under control, rolling out his national strategy that includes several executive actions related...

Gail Pavliga, member elect of the Ohio House of Representatives. She will represent Ohio House District 75.

Incoming Ohio state legislators talk about aid for universities

Bronwyn Wain Reporter December 14, 2020

For two incoming Ohio state legislators, an important task will be to address public universities and their financial well-being as they enter office in the middle of a pandemic.Rep. Gail Pavliga and Sen....

Kent State announces additional student aid through emergency grant fund

Jenna Borthwick TV2 News Director April 21, 2020

Kent State University announced Tuesday it is accepting applications for emergency student aid through the newly created Kent State Emergency Grant Fund. According to a university press release, the Emergency...

Top congressional negotiators signaled March 24, 2020, that a bipartisan deal on a massive stimulus package to respond to the coronavirus crisis is imminent. Shown are Nancy Pelosi, left, the Speaker of the U.S. House of Representatives, and Mitch McConnell, Majority Leader in the U.S. Senate. 

Congress unlikely to give stimulus deal final approval Tuesday

(CNN) -- Top negotiators signaled on Tuesday that a bipartisan deal on a massive stimulus package to respond to the coronavirus crisis is imminent, but by early evening a final deal still had not been...

PRSSA Bateman teams transition online after coronavirus concerns

Brady Warmbein Reporter March 24, 2020

Students competing in a national public relations competition canceled in-person events on campus and switched to online campaigning for the remainder of their events March 13.The Bateman Case Study Competition...

Ohio jobless claims spike as coronavirus layoffs spark surge

David A. Lieb Associated Press March 18, 2020

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — In Ohio, more than 48,000 people applied for jobless benefits during the first two days of this week. The tally during the same period the prior week: just 1,825.In neighboring...

Beth Roe is a credit counselor with Consumer Credit Counseling Services in Kent.

Kent financial advisers provide student loan debt advice

Madison Tromler Reporter February 9, 2020

Americans owed $1.5 trillion in student loan debt in March 2019, per the Pew Research Center. The institution said more people are attending college than ever before and the cost of education is increasing,...

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi on Tuesday announced a formal impeachment inquiry into President Donald Trump, a dramatic and historic move that comes as the President faces outrage over reports that he pressured a foreign leader in an effort to target a political rival.

Nancy Pelosi announces formal impeachment inquiry into President Donald Trump

Originally Published: 24 SEP 19 08:43 ETUpdated: 24 SEP 19 17:15 ET    (CNN) -- House Speaker Nancy Pelosi on Tuesday announced a formal impeachment inquiry into President Donald Trump, a dramatic...

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