FOX4/Emerson Poll: Most Missourians and Kansas Oppose Student Loan Forgiveness

Kansas City, Missouri — FOX4/Emerson College/The Hill Poll Respondents were asked whether they supported or opposed recent policies announced this week in Missouri and Kansas. Federal Student Loan Forgiveness Program..

Kansas City, Missouri resident Marilyn Carpenter told FOX4 on Wednesday.

Carpenter said whatever way the government can invest in education, it should.

“My debt was never as high as they are facing today,” Carpenter said, asking if students could be forgiven of their debt while other students had already paid it off. was asked

But others in her state and Kansas disagree.

A poll shows 50.1% of people oppose Kansas President Joe Biden’s student debt forgiveness plan. Across the state line, in Missouri he has 50.4% of people against it.

In each state, about 35% of people support loan forgiveness and about 15% are undecided.

“We’ve already paid all of our children’s debts. We paid it off,” Jay Sutterbuck said Wednesday.

Saterbak has three children who have taken out college loans and paid them off. Saterback said he paid about $324,000.

“Non-residents, out-of-state tuition, etc.,” he said. “I mean, the kids got really good grades. I’m happy with them, but as long as the kids pay off their debts or get their debts paid off, they’re going to have to do that before they sign up for college.” You really need to understand how to pay.

Others, like Jerome Banks, have already applied for student loan relief.

“It affected me,” Banks said of college costs. “I took out a loan due to an event nearly 15 years ago and now I can’t go back. I have to pay off my debt first before I can continue my education at the school I want to go to.”

Biden’s plan now pending in court When six Republican-led state attorneys general file lawsuitsThis includes AGs in both Kansas and Missouri. The U.S. Department of Education is still processing debt relief applications despite holdups.

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