February 6, 2023

Dawson County Journal

Dawson County, Nebraska

Judge Rejects Challenge to Biden Administration’s Student Debt Relief Program

A federal judge on Oct. 20 rejected a legal challenge to the Biden administration’s student debt relief program.
Missouri and five other states that sued the government over the program do not have standing, U.S. District Judge Henry Edward Autrey, a George W. Bush appointee, ruled.
The complaint centered in part on the alleged harms that the Higher Education Loan Authority of the State of Missouri (MOHELA) will suffer as a result of the program.
But Missouri failed to connect the alleged harms to the state, Autrey said.
“Missouri has not met its burden to show that it can rely on harms allegedly suffered by MOHELA. MOHELA, not the State, is legally liable for judgments against it,” he ruled….
Source: The Epoch Times