Thank Maura Healey, the Massachusetts Attorney General (AG), for leading a lawsuit against Department of Education (DoE) and its head, Betsy DeVos, for suspending rules that would protect student borrowers who’ve been ripped off by for-profit colleges.
The Borrower Defense Rule was worked out under the Obama Administration and would have gone into effect on July 1. It would have lifted the student debt of those who were victimized by for-profit colleges. In June, DeVos announced that the DoE would not permit the new rules–the product of two years of negotiation–to go into effect, and would instead start from scratch.
That prompted Healey to act. Eighteen other state attorneys general joined her. The states want the rules to go into effect as planned, and want them to remain in effect while DeVos and her ilk plan whatever they’re planning.
Is Healey your state attorney general? Call her and thank her:
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Below is a list of other state attorneys general who joined the suit. Is yours one of them?
If so, get the AG’s name from:
Look up their contact info, and thank them.
If your state AG is not on the list, use the website to get their names and urge them to join the lawsuit.
The list of states whose attorney generals joined the suit against the DoE with Massachusetts:
District of Columbia
Read about the lawsuit that the state AGs have brought against DeVos and the DoE:
Read Healey’s press release on the lawsuit:
Here’s the pages from the complaint that list all the states that joined the lawsuit: