Student Loan Debt Graduation Cap and Money


Confronting the 21st Century’s Third Rail of Economic Politics





Scott Walker is now criticizing Tony Evers for supporting a tax break for student loan borrowers and a common sense plan to help them refinance student loans.
One Wisconsin Now
10/17/2018
According to One Wisconsin Institute’s “Student Loan Voter Scorecard,” Vukmir has consistently voted against ... college students in Wisconsin.
Badger Herald
10/16/2018
One Wisconsin Now Program Director Analiese Eicher today delivered testimony at a public hearing before a federal negotiated rule-making committee.
One Wisconsin Now
09/13/2018

John Nygren has been seeking information about a program in Connecticut that helps borrowers there refinance their student loans at lower interest rates.
One Wisconsin Now
09/13/2018
The Betsy DeVos Department of Education and the Scott Walker administration are moving to make the student loan debt system problems worse, not better.
Analiese Eicher
09/13/2018
“Students and borrowers are not asking for much,” said Analiese Eicher, program director of the Madison-based One Wisconsin Now.
Kenosha News
09/13/2018

Analiese Eicher from One Wisconsin Now, a left-leaning think-tank, said the tax credit will not be enough to help borrowers with their monthly payments.
Badger Herald
09/12/2018
In the United States right now, student loan debt is second only to home mortgage debt. How did we get here? Molly Stentz talks to Analiese Eicher.
WORT-FM
09/11/2018
Walker’s strategy is clear, Ross charges: “Instead of running on his record, he’s running on what he didn’t do.”
Urban Milwaukee
08/28/2018

“Student loan debt is a clear and present multi-generational danger to the Wisconsin economy,” said One Wisconsin Now.
Wisconsin Gazette
08/23/2018
One Wisconsin Now's Analiese Eicher reminded the eight hopefuls that Scott Walker is the “worst governor in America for the student loan debt crisis.”
One Wisconsin Now
08/03/2018
Cuts to State Oversight and Rollback of Federal ‘Borrowers Defense’ Rule Leaves Students Vulnerable to Abuse
One Wisconsin Now
07/31/2018

If Scott Walker really wanted to show respect for our veterans his policies would reflect that.
One Wisconsin Now
07/13/2018
When Scott Walker was questioned this week about whether he has followed his own advice, he indicated he had not.
One Wisconsin Now
05/24/2018
Analiese Eicher from One Wisconsin Now has been researching the issue of student loan debt for a while and joins 414Wisconsin to illuminate.
WRRD-AM
05/22/2018

College students across Wisconsin aren’t getting any presents from Scott Walker and his fellow Republicans in Wisconsin and Washington D.C.
One Wisconsin Now
05/11/2018
April 25, 2012 is recognized as the day student loan debt in the U.S. reached the $1 trillion mark. Six years later student loan debt exceeds $1.5 trillion.
One Wisconsin Now
04/25/2018
Analiese Eicher explained that after freezing tuition, Walker’s administration also considerably cut the amount of funding allocated to the universities.
Daily Cardinal
04/25/2018

Similarly, another study from One Wisconsin Institute found that loan repayment takes 19.7 years for bachelor’s degrees and 23 years for graduate degrees.
Study Breaks
01/30/2018
In a survey by the One Wisconsin Institute respondents reported an average repayment period of approximately 21 years for college debt.
Teen Vogue
01/05/2018
Scott Walker, who opposes a common sense student loan refinance plan, is “honoring” one of the nation’s most worst actors in the student loan crisis, Sallie Mae.
One Wisconsin Now
01/05/2018

One Wisconsin Now Executive Director Scot Ross suggested Rep. Adam Jarchow has earned the moniker “Jar Jar Banks” for choosing banks over student loan borrowers.
One Wisconsin Now
01/05/2018
An Assembly Republican committee will hold a public hearing on legislation that “would do less than nothing” to solve the student loan crisis in Wisconsin.
One Wisconsin Now
01/04/2018
Republicans could have paid off the student loan debt of every American with what they’re willing to pile on to the federal deficit with their tax scheme.
One Wisconsin Now
01/02/2018

Several provisions in the tax bill being advanced by Congressional Republicans target student loan borrowers, students, and the schools they attend.
The Progressive
12/04/2017
The administration of Donald Trump today made public the changes they will seek in the reauthorization of the Higher Education Act.
One Wisconsin Now
12/01/2017
Scott Walker announced today he will spend millions of state tax dollars on a national marketing campaign to try to attract millennial workers to Wisconsin.
One Wisconsin Now
11/29/2017

“Student loan debt is the defining economic crisis for nearly 1 million Wisconsinites,” said progressive group One Wisconsin Now in a statement.
Wisconsin Gazette
11/16/2017
A study from the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau finds that borrowers over age 60 is the age demographic in which debt is growing the fastest.
One Wisconsin Now
11/07/2017
Analiese Eicher joins 414 Wisconsin to talk about how Scott Walker is the worst governor for student loan borrowers.
WRRD-AM
11/07/2017

One Wisconsin Now Program Director Analiese Eicher released the following statements regarding Gov. Scott Walker's atrocious record on the student loan debt.
One Wisconsin Now
11/06/2017
A smorgasbord of tax giveaways to the wealthiest and corporations unveiled today by the GOP in D.C. eliminates a tax deduction for student loan borrowers.
One Wisconsin Now
11/02/2017
A new report shows Wisconsin’s share of $1.4 trillion in U.S. student loan debt tops $24 billion.
WKOW-TV
10/31/2017

The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau pegged Wisconsin borrowers’ share of the $1.4 trillion-plus student loan debt held nationally in 2016 at $24.4 billion.
One Wisconsin Now
10/31/2017
Democratic U.S. Rep. Mark Pocan first introduced the bill in 2013 after learning about the implications of student debt from One Wisconsin Now.
Capital Times
10/31/2017
Yet another poll of Wisconsin voters finds broad support for allowing student loan borrowers to refinance their loans.
One Wisconsin Now
10/26/2017

“I find it difficult to see how 43 million Americans with $1.4 trillion in debt is not a national crisis,” said Analiese Eicher, One Wisconsin Now.
Capital Times
10/25/2017
One Wisconsin Now and Student Loan Debt Crisis are urging national Democrats to include critical student loan reforms as part of their “Better Deal” agenda.
One Wisconsin Now
10/11/2017
Solutions for student loan debt remain unrealized, not because they are unreachable, but because the governor and the Republicans aren’t listening and aren’t trying.
Capital Times
10/05/2017

“Not only is there an uncertainty about whether or not this program is going to happen, but there’s still an uncertainty about how this works,” said Analiese Eicher.
MarketWatch
09/29/2017
We also need student debt forgiveness. Here’s a shout-out to Scot Ross at One Wisconsin Now for bringing the issue of student debt to the fore.
Capital Times
09/29/2017
Today marks the one year anniversary of Gov. Scott Walker advising Wisconsin borrowers to “call a bank”.
One Wisconsin Now
09/27/2017

Poll conducted by One Wisconsin [Institute] showed broad bipartisan support for student loan payment reform despite failure to pass such legislation in Wisconsin
Badger Herald
09/26/2017
Today, Gov. Scott Walker, on the two year anniversary of the suspension of his 71-day run for President, signed the 76-day late 2017 state budget into law.
One Wisconsin Now
09/21/2017
Nationally, Wisconsin places sixth for percentage of graduates with debt and seventeenth highest for the average amount of debt.
One Wisconsin Now
09/20/2017

In broad daylight they voted to stick it to the hardworking Wisconsin student loan borrowers who took on the personal responsibility to pay for their education.
One Wisconsin Now
09/15/2017
Private jets, private schools and private equity fund managers win, the vast majority of Wisconsinites, especially student loan borrowers, lose.
One Wisconsin Now
09/13/2017
Bryan Kelly talks with Analiese about reforms to help student loan borrowers refinance their debt.
WRRD-AM
09/12/2017