Democrats are raring to go

January 10, 2007

VOW TO HOLD “GREEN” SESSION By Jennifer Brown and Jeri Clausing Denver Post Staff Writers The Colorado legislature opened Wednesday, with fired-up majority Democrats vowing to make college more affordable, prescription drugs cheaper and (Read More)

Fix the student loan mess

January 10, 2007

By Alan M. Collinge When Congress amended the Higher Education Act 10 years ago, defaulted student loans became the easiest and most lucrative debt to issue and collect. The amendments imposed huge fees on (Read More)

Digging Deeper Into Lender Profits

January 10, 2007

From the moment it became clear that Democrats would control the 110th Congress, it was assumed that banks and other entities in the guaranteed student loan industry could have a tough time with the new (Read More)

Higher Education Act May Finally See Action

January 10, 2007

Congress could use reauthorization to push teacher provisions. By Alyson Klein Teacher-quality programs could get extra attention and resources when Congress finally tackles the reauthorization of the Higher Education Act, a piece of unfinished business (Read More)


January 10, 2007

The state s new first lady, Jeannie Ritter, was the first to congratulate her husband, Bill, at the end of his inaugural ceremony Tuesday on the steps of the state Capitol in Denver. Bill Ritter (Read More)

Democrats take the reins

January 9, 2007

Renewable energy, health care, education on agenda By Ryan Morgan Tuesday, January 9, 2007 When lawmakers begin the 2007 legislative session Wednesday, it’ll mark the first time in more than four decades that Democrats have (Read More)

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