Capitol Hill

Student Loan Crisis
Student Loan Crisis
Senate Democrats are pushing legislation to let borrowers refinance their student loans at lower interest rates.  Leading the charge is Mass. Senator Elizabeth Warren. In a Capitol news conference, Senator Warren called the student loan situation an emergency...
Minimum Wage Hike
Minimum Wage Hike
President Barack Obama says Congress should follow the lead of New England states that have raised the minimum wage above the federal rate.       Obama says he pulled together what he called ``the justice league of governors'' at Central Connecticut State University because they are making sure work pays a decent wage.  ...