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Student Loan Rates Double Without Congress’ Action

Subsidized Stafford loans, which account for roughly a quarter of all direct federal borrowing, went from 3.4 percent interest to 6.8 percent interest on Monday.


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LIPA Announces It Won’t Be Raising Rates For 2013

The Long Island Power Authority announced Monday that it will not be raising rates in the year to come.


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NJ Lawmakers Want Government Discretion Over Health Insurance Rates

State lawmakers in both the Assembly and Senate are proposing legislation that would require health firms gain approval from New Jersey’s Department of Banking and Insurance before raising rates.