Biden Secures Liberal Priorities With Little Republican Backlash
TYPE:HIT In The News
AUDIENCE:Economy/Inflation, Race and Racism, African-Americans
The Huffington Post quoted HIT founding partner Terrance Woodbury about the Biden administration’s student loan forgiveness policy:
“’What we are finding in focus groups as we talk about student loans is that there are parts of the policy that are more appealing, especially to voters of color, than just a $10,000 forgiveness,’ Terrence Woodbury, a Democratic pollster and CEO of HIT Strategies, told reporters during an NAACP press briefing earlier this month. ‘The way it disproportionately impacts Pell Grant recipients, that it reduces interest rates, that it lowers [income-based repayment rates] from 10% to 5%. There are parts of the policy that gives them a greater opportunity to message here that doesn’t happen just by passing the policy.’”
Read the full article on The Huffington Post.