Washington, D.C. — The text of H.R. 2976, the Deferment for Active Cancer Treatment Act, introduced by U.S. Reps. Ed Perlmutter (D...READ MORE
Ed believes higher education is a critical component of our ability to remain globally competitive. Ed supports increasing the level of available Pell grants, reducing student loan interest rates, and other initiatives to make higher education more affordable and accessible for everyone. Ed has cosponsored policy proposals to reduce the student debt burden, including increasing the maximum tax deduction for interest paid on any qualified education loan and to allow borrowers to refinance their federal loans to the lowest available interest rate. He also supports programs that repay student loans in exchange for service to the community.