Student loan forgiveness 2022: 100K borrowers eligible so far under new public service rules

WASHINGTON — The Department of Education said Wednesday that it has so far identified 100,000 borrowers who are eligible for student debt cancellation due to the changes the agency made to the Public Service Loan Forgiveness program in October. The cancellations for those people are expected to total about $6.2 billion in federal student debt … Read more

Lori Moylan, Public Policy Manager for Meta, talks social media safety

Lori Moylan, Public Policy Manager for Meta Juneau, Alaska (KINY) – On Friday, Lori Moylan joined Dano on Capital Chat to talk about Internet safety for youth. Moylan said how to start the conversation. “I would encourage all the parents out there to know that it has to be an ongoing dialogue with your teenagers. … Read more

Zombie dodgeball, Public Bar & Rec, Tavern on the Lake, Sweat 219, PhysioPoint and another Crumbl Cookies opening; Munster Train Depot closes

Domino’s has opened on Main Street in Munster. The 66-year-old pizzeria, the largest in the world with 19,200 locations and global sales of $17.8 billion, opened its latest Northwest Indiana location at 841 Main St. in a strip mall anchored by Anytime Fitness and Main Street Nutrition. The new Domino’s will give certificates for free … Read more

Requesting reconsideration of a Parole Board decision to terminate the licence of an Indeterminate Sentence for Public Protection (IPP) offender

Overview The Parole Board is responsible for considering whether an IPP offender is suitable to have their IPP Licence terminated. This also includes offenders serving indeterminate sentences of Detention for Public Protection (DPP). This consideration can only happen once ten years has passed since the date of their first release on IPP licence. This decision … Read more

Public holiday for national day of mourning begins; Queen Elizabeth tributes continue; RBA loss totals $37b; Hawthorn probe to investigate club’s behaviour; NSW ice inquiry recommendation rejected

To the big sports news of the day, and AFL chief executive Gillon McLachlan says he’s spoken to Indigenous great Eddie Betts following shocking allegations about the Hawthorn Football Club’s treatment of First Nations players. A recent report into the Hawk’s culture, carried out by an external reviewer and first reported by the ABC, alleges … Read more

Omicron vaccine, flu shots available from Garfield County Public Health

Garfield County Public Health building in Glenwood Springs. Garfield County Public Health is now offering the COVID omicron vaccine to anyone eligible, a news release states. “This is a bivalent vaccine that is made up of 50 percent of the original mRNA vaccine and 50 percent omicron BA.4 and BA.5, the current dominant strains,” the … Read more

For the sixth year, Florida Blue and Walgreens are teaming up to provide flu shots to the public – Action News Jax

JACKSONVILLE, Fla — For the sixth year, Florida Blue and Walgreens are teaming up to provide flu shots and other vaccinations to the public at Florida Blue Centers across the state this fall. Insurance cards from any carrier are welcome, but health insurance is not required. Everybody receiving a vaccine at a Florida Blue Center … Read more

‘I will be dead before my student loan is paid off’: I work as a nurse in a public hospital, yet I never seem to qualify for loan forgiveness. Will Biden’s plan help?

I am a 60-year-old retired nurse working on the COVID unit at a hospital in California. I work with the city’s Department of Public Health. My own brother died from COVID-19 the first year of the pandemic. I have had my student loans since at least 1996. My remaining balance is around $7,000.  I was … Read more

ATLANTA SPORTS TEAMS CELEBRATE NATIONAL VOTER REGISTRATION DAY WITH ATLANTA PUBLIC SCHOOLS, UPS AND CHICK-FIL-A FOR DEMOCRACY FEST 2022

Quavo, Terrence J, and Desi Banks made live appearances, while DJ Khaled, Monica, D.C. Young Flyy & the Cast of Wild N’ Out, and Selena Gomez made virtual appearances to promote civic involvement, education, and democracy ATLANTA, Sept. 22, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — This past Tuesday on National Voter Registration Day, Arthur M. Blank Sports and Entertainment … Read more

Why Aren’t Workers at Unions Eligible for Public Service Loan Forgiveness?

In 2007, the Bush-era Congress created the Public Service Loan Forgiveness (PSLF) program, also known as 20 USC 1087e (m)(1). The premise of the program was simple: student loan borrowers who made their payments would have any remaining educational debts forgiven after 10 years of public service.  Through PSLF, lawmakers and advocates intended to make public service … Read more