21 States Will Take Away Your Driver's License If You Can't Pay Your College Loans, But Activists Are Fighting Back
A grassroots project in Montana is a blueprint for activism across the country
Arria, Michael http://www.alternet.org/economy/21-states-will-take-away-your-drivers-license-if-you-cant-pay-your-college-loans-activists
Date Written: 17/04/2015
Year Published: 2015
Resource Type: Article
Cx Number: CX17767
Thanks to the work of local organizers pressuring lawmakers, Montana residents will no longer have their drivers licenses suspended if they fall behind on their student loan payments. This April, a Montana law that allowed the state to revoke licenses for that infraction was scrapped. However, in at least 21 states, similar laws remain on the books.