In his weekly radio address, President Bush spoke about the brewing
crisis in the student loan markets. WATCH VIDEO
In his address he mentioned the “Lender of Last Resort Program” for
student who cannot secure funding for college. He further mentioned
the need for the ability of the govenment to step in and buy the loans
when necesarry to provide liquidity to the system.
He also signaled to the Senate get something started, as the House of
has already passed the ”Insuring Continuing Accessing Student Loans
Act” and the Senate has yet to act on the issue.
The Presdent would need a bill on his desk, before June 1, 2008 to avoid
any major problems with loans for the September Semester.