Some States Could Tax Forgiven Student Loan Debt

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Elaine S. Povich Indiana will apply state income taxes to federally forgiven student loans, joining North Carolina and Mississippi, diminishing the benefit to borrowers who live in those states. A handful of other state revenue agencies are considering doing the same. While President Joe Biden’s order last month forgiving student …

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U.S. Justice Department To Appeal Trump Special Master Order

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Jacob Fischler, Louisiana Illuminator The U.S. Justice Department will appeal a Florida federal judge’s ruling this week appointing an independent arbiter to review thousands of sensitive materials the FBI seized from former President Donald Trump’s Palm Beach residence, the department notified the court Thursday. Government prosecutors are also asking U.S. …

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Education Secretary Urges Boost In Teacher Pay, Touts College Debt Relief

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Ariana Figueroa, Virginia Mercury Amid K-12 teacher shortages, book bans and attacks over critical race theory, U.S. Education Secretary Miguel Cardona at a meeting with reporters on Wednesday stressed the need for higher salaries to attract prospective educators to the profession. Cardona also touted the Biden administration’s recent student debt relief announcement in late …

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