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Lack of action on student debt could impact Schumer, other Democrats

Lack of action on student debt could impact Schumer, other Democrats

Approximately 2.5 million New Yorkers who collectively owe $93 billion in student loans, according to the U.S. Department of Education. Many voters in the Empire State are looking at candidates in the November midterm elections to see where they stand on the national student loan debt crisis. Among the seats up for grabs in New York is that of Senate Majority Leader Charles E. Schumer, who has been a vocal advocate of canceling student loans in recent years.

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Maryland lawmaker may revisit Holocaust education mandate

On International Holocaust Remembrance Day, Maryland is among the 31 states that do not have laws requiring Holocaust education, but a state lawmaker who attempted to impose such a curriculum mandate three years ago said he may explore a second attempt at passing the legislation in 2023.

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