Governor Kathy Hochul could sign a bill that will expand the eligibility for the federal student debt relief program, Public Service Loan Forgiveness. If enacted, adjuncts at CUNY and SUNY could qualify (see page 3). But the national program still has issues, with the vast majority of applicants being denied.
The American Federation of Teachers, PSC’s national affiliate, is urging President Joe Biden and his administration to fix outstanding issues so that people who have dedicated a decade or more of their careers in public service can receive student debt relief. Share your story with the administration, by sending a letter to the White House: tinyurl.com/AFT-PSLF-letter.