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General News    H4'ed 3/18/20

NY Atty Gen Suspends All Medical and Student Debt Collection during Outbreak

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In a move that progressives say should be implemented on a permanent basis and nationwide, New York Attorney General Letitia James announced Tuesday that her office is temporarily suspending the collection of medical and student loan debt in an effort to assist New Yorkers as they cope with the economic fallout of the coronavirus outbreak. 'In this time of crisis, my office will not add undue stress or saddle New Yorkers with unnecessary financial burden.'

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Meryl Ann Butler is an artist, author, educator and OpedNews Managing Editor who has been actively engaged in utilizing the arts as stepping-stones toward joy-filled wellbeing since she was a hippie. She began writing for OpEdNews in Feb, 2004. She became a Senior Editor in August 2012 and Managing Editor in January, (more...)
 

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