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Photos: Rubio Tours The Villages Charter School

U.S. Senator Marco Rubio (R-FL) toured The Villages Charter School with Villages Charter School President Dr. Gary Lester. Rubio has long defended and supported school choice in Florida. While at the school, Rubio also met with members of the girl’s flag football...

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Rubio Habla Con Oscar Haza

“La Administración Biden nos ha puesto en una posición sumamente difícil, porque ahora Venezuela, a través de Maduro, está chantajeando a EE.UU.” El senador estadounidense Marco Rubio (R-FL) habló con Oscar Haza en Ahora con Oscar Haza de Zeta 92.3 y Mega TV, sobre el...

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Rubio, Cotton, Colleagues Request Answers Regarding Student Loan “Refunds” For Federal Employees

Oct 12, 2022 | Press Releases

According to the U.S. Department of Education, federal student loan borrowers will receive refunds for any payments made since March 13, 2020 because of the government’s pause on payments and interest accrual, even if another party made the payment for the borrower. This could entail federal employees being “refunded” thousands of dollars for payments the government made on their behalf.  

U.S. Senators Marco Rubio (R-FL) and Tom Cotton (R-AR) sent a letter to U.S. Secretary of Education Miguel Cardona demanding clarity on the issue.

  • “As you know, the federal government already offers generous repayment programs to its employees, which continued during the pandemic. Reports suggest roughly 2,000 Capitol Hill staffers and 10,400 executive branch employees benefit from these generous repayment plans.”
  • “Your current guidance raises the troubling possibility that over 12,000 federal employees who benefit from these taxpayer funded repayment programs could receive direct checks to ‘reimburse’ them for loan repayments already made by taxpayers.” 

Want more? Read the full letter here and click here for a full list of cosigners.