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Congressman Emanuel Cleaver

Representing the 5th District of MISSOURI

Congressman Cleaver to Hold Student Loan Town Hall

Jul 31, 2017
Press Release
Student loan debt is a mounting problem in the United States with over 44 million Americans in debt

(Kansas City, MO) – Congressman Emanuel Cleaver, II will hold a town hall on the growing crisis of student loan debt, Wednesday, August 2, 2017 from 6:30 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.

 The town hall will be held at Metropolitan Community College-Penn Valley, Education Center, Room 19, 3201 Southwest Trafficway, Kansas City, MO.  

 Congressman Cleaver has voiced his concerns regarding student loan debt and the difficulty of repayment for many Americans.  On Wednesday, he will hear from the students, recent graduates, parents, and all those affected by student loans.

 “We must ensure that young people and students across America are able to stay in the classroom. They should not be burdened with how they are going to survive after graduating due to overwhelming student loans,” said Congressman Cleaver.

 Those attending are encouraged to share their stories and experiences with the Congressman at the town hall.

  

What:                   Student Loan Town Hall

 When:                  Wednesday, August 2, 2017

                              6:30 – 8:00 p.m.            

 Where:                Metropolitan Community College-Penn Valley, Education Center, Room 19, 3201 Southwest Trafficway, Kansas City, MO, 64111

 For more information about this press release, please contact Heather Frierson at 816-842-4545 or Heather.Frierson@mail.house.gov

 

 Emanuel Cleaver, II is the U.S. Representative for Missouri’s Fifth Congressional District, which includes Kansas City, Independence, Lee's Summit, Raytown, Grandview, Sugar Creek, Blue Springs, Grain Valley, Oak Grove, North Kansas City, Gladstone, Claycomo, and all of Ray, Lafayette, and Saline Counties. He is a member of the exclusive House Financial Services Committee, the Ranking Member of the Subcommittee on Housing and Insurance, and also a Senior Whip of the Democratic Caucus. 

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