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Next Week: Rubio Staff Hosts Mobile Office Hours

U.S. Senator Marco Rubio’s (R-FL) office will host in-person and virtual Mobile Office Hours next week to assist constituents with federal casework issues in their respective local communities. These office hours offer constituents who do not live close to one of...

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Rubio Habla en Maxima 92.5 de Tampa Bay

El senador estadounidense Marco Rubio (R-FL) habló con Nio Encendio de Maxima 92.5 de Tampa Bay, sobre cómo la inflación ha impactado a las familias, sobre las olas de migración ilegal, sobre el juicio político de Biden vs. el de Trump, sobre el canje de prisioneros...

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ICYMI: Rubio Joins All Things Considered

U.S. Senator Marco Rubio (R-FL) joined National Public Radio’s All Things Considered to discuss his plan to expand the child tax credit for working families. See below for the full transcript and listen to the edited interview here. On the connection between the child...

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Rubio-backed Student Loan Bill Heads to President’s Desk

Sep 21, 2022 | Press Releases

U.S. Senator Marco Rubio (R-FL) applauded the House passage of the Joint Consolidation Loan Separation Act of 2021. The legislation, which he reintroduced with Senator Mark Warner (D-VA) in April 2021, will provide much-needed relief for individuals who previously consolidated their student loan debt with their former spouse. The bill previously passed the Senate in June and now heads President Joe Biden’s desk.

  • “Survivors of domestic violence should never have to pay the debts of their abuser. This bill will provide financial independence to survivors that desperately need it. I urge President Biden to quickly sign this bill into law so we can deliver relief to these individuals.” – Senator Rubio

Background… While Congress eliminated the joint consolidation loans program in 2006, it did not provide a way for borrowers to sever existing loans, even in the event of domestic violence, economic abuse, or unresponsiveness from a former partner. The bill would fix this oversight, which has unfortunately left too many borrowers liable for their former spouse’s student loan debt. 
Want more? Read the one-pager here. Read the bill text here.