“The bottom line is that this is important to future graduates and their families, it is a top concern among students, and has support from across the political spectrum."
From World War II until just a few years ago, the number of miles driven annually on America’s roads steadily increased. Then, at the turn of the century, something changed: Americans began driving less. By 2011, the average American was driving 6 percent fewer miles per year than in 2004. The trend away from driving has been led by young people.
Washington, D.C. – With the student loan interest rate about to double this July for almost 8 million loan borrowers, WashPIRG and coalition partners deliver over 130,000 letters to Congress urging a different plan.
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