Sen. Sherrod Brown looking for bi-partisan compromise on student loan hike

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Sen. Sherrod Brown looking for bi-partisan compromise on student loan hike

WKSU – Ohio Sen. Sherrod Brown says he will continue to work toward extending low interest rates on student loans.

Tuesday, Senate Republicans filibustered a proposal that would have prevented the interest rate on student loans to double July 1.

The sticking point between Democrats and Republicans is how to pay for the extension.

Brown says the original interest rate freeze was a bi-partisan agreement signed by former President George W. Bush, but this Congress is much less cooperative than five years ago.

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