Attorney General Eric Schmitt Joins 51 AG Coalition Calling for Forgiveness of Student Loans for Totally and Permanently Disabled Veterans

Attorney General Eric Schmitt Joins 51 AG Coalition Calling for Forgiveness of Student Loans for Totally and Permanently Disabled Veterans

JEFFERSON CITY, MO (STL.News) – Missouri Attorney General Schmitt today joined a group of 51 Attorneys General in urging the U.S. Department of Education (DOE) to automatically forgive the student loans of veterans who became totally and permanently disabled in connection with their military service. The bipartisan coalition issued its letter as the country prepares to honor fallen troops on Memorial Day.

Last year DOE identified more than 42,000 veterans as eligible for student loan relief due to a service-related total and permanent disability, the Attorneys General note in their letter to Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos.

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