‘House GOP Tax Bill Would Increase Financial Burden on Many CGU Students’

Graduate students around the country were furious about a specific provision of the 2017 Republican tax bill, which would have treated part of their financial aid packages as taxable income. The Claremont consortium has a graduate school, so I decided to localize the story for our college paper, The Student Life. I talked with a graduate student who was reconsidering where to earn his doctorate degree because of the bill, and a college senior who was thinking about not going to grad school at all if it passed. The provision was eventually cut out of the final legislation during conference committee: http://tsl.news/news/7173/

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