Governor signs Liias bill to expand loan forgiveness program

OLYMPIA – Gov. Jay Inslee today signed legislation to bring relief to the student debt crisis and to expand access to the Public Service Loan Forgiveness (PSFL) program.  PSLF is a federal program that allows borrowers employed full-time in public service jobs to have their student loans repaid. Senate Bill 5847, sponsored by Sen. Marko Liias (D-Everett), helps to promote the program by ensuring public service employees are notified of their eligibility. The bill also ensures borrowers are provided with resources on how they can enroll in PSLF and have their public service recognized. 

“Too many of our neighbors are feeling the burden of student loan debt, and by increasing access to ...

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