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Rep. Tom Petri has been talking about student loans before talking about student loans was cool.
Forget Elizabeth Warren: A Republican from Wisconsin has the best plan for fixing our student debt crisis
According to author Jordan Weissmann, "Tom Petri has been pushing a sensible approach to student loans since 1983. It's time we listened to him."
Sen. Marco Rubio of Florida and Rep. Tom Petri of Wisconsin introduced legislation Wednesday seeking to create a new and innovative model of higher education financing as an alternative to student loans.
Transportation officials responded to mounting questions about tactics used by a roadside survey on drinking and drugged driving by announcing that survey-takers will no longer collect breath samples from motorists without their consent.
Agency that has given Port little reason for optimism now says it will make structure sound, safe for pedestrians
Rep. Tom Petri, a Wisconsin Republican, is working on addressing the work disincentives that flow from poorly designed benefit schedules
Agricultural resources, national park areas and IRS offices are among the Wisconsin casualties of the federal government shutdown, and the impact could spread to the court system and public education.
Millions of students are senselessly defaulting on their debt while failing to take advantage of programs meant to protect them financially. And chances are, it's the poorest, least sophisticated borrowers who are suffering worst.
A battle over air traffic controller fees between the EAA and the FAA is reaching Capitol Hill and it could have long-term implications.
Wisconsin Reps. Ron Kind and Tom Petri put forward a crop insurance reform plan Wednesday that they say will save the federal government $11 billion over the next 10 years.