by GEMA VIANA
Targeted News Service
WASHINGTON, May 9 -- Sen. Elizabeth Warren, D-Mass., has introduced legislation (S. 2292) to "amend the Higher Education Act of 1965 to provide for the refinancing of certain Federal student loans."
The bill was introduced on May 6 and has 26 co-sponsors. Co-sponsors include Sens. Barbara A. Boxer, D-Calif., Patty Murray, D-Wash., Richard J. Durbin, D-Ill., Jack Reed, D-R.I., Mary C. Landrieu, D-La., Debbie A. Stabenow, D-Mich., Sherrod Brown, D-Ohio, Sheldon Whitehouse, D-R.I., Mark Udall, D-Colo., Tom Udall, D-N.M., Jeanne Shaheen, D-N.H., Jeff Merkley, D-Ore., Mark Begich, D-Alaska, Kirsten E. Gillibrand, D-N.Y., Al Franken, D-Minn., Richard Blumenthal, D-Conn., Brian Schatz, D-Hawaii, Tammy Baldwin, D-Wis., Christopher S. Murphy, D-Conn., Mazie K. Hirono, D-Hawaii, Heidi Heitkamp, D-N.D., Edward J. Markey, D-Mass., Cory Booker, D-N.J., Bernard Sanders, I-Vt., Patrick J. Leahy, D-Vt., and Martin Heinrich, D-N.M.
The legislation was referred to the Senate Finance Committee.
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