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Interior Deputy Solicitor Reverses Obama-Era Opinion on Alaska Native Lands
  • Troutman Sanders LLP
  • USA
  • July 16 2018

On June 29, 2018, Department of the Interior (“Interior”) issued a public notice withdrawing an opinion issued January 13, 2017 by Interior’s


Evolution of PHMSA Hearings: Response to Interest in Public Participation and Pre-Hearing Conferences
  • Troutman Sanders LLP
  • USA
  • July 9 2018

In a letter issued to the Reporters Committee for Freedom of the Press (RCFP) and E&E News last week, PHMSA’s new Chief Counsel Paul Roberti announced


Taking Stock of Virginia’s Newly-Created Office of the Qualified Education Loan Ombudsman
  • Troutman Sanders LLP
  • USA
  • June 19 2018

As designed and envisioned, student loan ombudsmen are government officials tasked with helping borrowers struggling with repaying their student loans


Court Condemns DOE’s Approach to Student Loan Forgiveness for Corinthian Alumsfor Now
  • Troutman Sanders LLP
  • USA
  • June 18 2018

This past May, alums of a for-profit program run by the now-defunct Corinthian Colleges, Inc. won a stunning, albeit temporary and partial, victory


The Short and Active Life of the CFPB’s Doomed Office of Students and Young Consumers
  • Troutman Sanders LLP
  • USA
  • June 12 2018

In mid-May 2018, per multiple reports, John Michael “Mick” Mulvaney, the acting director of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, announced plans


Supreme Court Summarily Affirms Judgment of Ninth Circuit Decision on Pivotal Case Related to Tribal Treaty Fishing Rights
  • Troutman Sanders LLP
  • USA
  • June 12 2018

On June 11, 2018, the Supreme Court summarily affirmed the Ninth Circuit’s opinion in United States v. Washington through a 4-4 split, with Justice


What (Some) Employers and (Some) Schools Are Doing to Help Mitigate the Nation’s Student Loan Problem
  • Troutman Sanders LLP
  • USA
  • June 11 2018

As the student loan total keeps climbing and Congress keeps debating what to do, advice from all corners keeps bombarding the nation’s desperate


Latest Student Loan Data Paint a Grim Picture
  • Troutman Sanders LLP
  • USA
  • June 6 2018

On March 31, 2018 the United States crossed a milestone. As of that date, Americans’ student loan debt topped $1.5 trillion, exceeding the share of


DOE Plans to Stop Using Private Debt Collectors
  • Troutman Sanders LLP
  • USA
  • May 31 2018

As disclosed in a notification filed on May 3, in FMS Investment Corp. v. United States (“the Notice”), the Department of Education (“DOE”) will soon


The Congressional Review Act May Be Coming Soon to a Rule Near You
  • Troutman Sanders LLP
  • USA
  • May 31 2018

The Congressional Review Act (CRA) has been in the news of late, yet few people know its history, purpose or challenges. Although used only once in