The Precarious State of Healthcare Reform and What it Means for Student Aid Legislation
Democrats say healthcare reform will happen. Meanwhile Republicans strive for gridlock. And if that wasn’t confusing enough, Democrats have now lost their filibuster-proof majority in the Senate as Massachusetts voters elected Republican Scott Brown to take Senator Edward Kennedy’s place in a special election held yesterday. All of this makes the timeframe for passage of any student aid reform unpredictable. Here are several possible ways the whole thing could play out.
The full article was originally published in NASFAA’s Today’s News on 01/20/10.