Ask Congress: Make College Tuition-Free at Public Institutions

Click here for an easy to use link – simply enter your zip code and Roots Action will automatically pre-fill your 2 Senators and 1 Representative’s information. Take a second, if you wish, to compare my re-write below to their text that pops up after you enter your zip code. Mine is more specific so be sure to take out “as a consistent supporter” on the second to last line if you don’t support your Congresspeople and then enter your name where I have YOUR NAME in all caps on the last line if you are going to use my text instead of Roots Action’s text.

 

 

As your constituent, I urge you to support legislative efforts to make college tuition-free. The United States has the money to do this, as some other nations do, and the 1.2 trillion (not billion – trillion!) dollar student loan debt crisis is crippling an entire generation of potential leaders, entrepreneurs, and young families – families that choose to have only one child or no children because they simply cannot afford to.

 

 

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Please cosponsor and support S.1373, a parallel House bill, and any similar legislation that will provide America’s young people with the opportunity to pursue taxpayer funded higher education at any public institution.

 

 

Additionally, please support H.R.2429, the Student Loan Tax Debt Relief Act, which protects students from tax liability when a school closes or an agreement is reached with the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau to keep a school open.

 

 

As a consistent supporter, I thank you for taking the time to consider my view on this important issue.

 

 

Sincerely,
(YOUR NAME)

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3 thoughts on “Ask Congress: Make College Tuition-Free at Public Institutions

  1. …..with student debt being so easily accessible anyone can use (and abuse), it gives colleges ample room to hike tuition…..End result: tutitions have literally exploded across the country in both public and private colleges…..

    In the following video presentation Stefan Molyneux breaks it down in great detail drawing parallels between the Student Debt Bubble and the Housing Bubble, both inflated by excessive easy credit.

    https://concernedamericandad.wordpress.com/2015/08/05/fed-finally-figures-out-soaring-student-debt-is-reason-for-exploding-college-costs-the-truth-about-the-college-student-debt-crisis/

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