Click here to sign the petition urging the Ohio legislature to amend H.B. 59 to forgive student loan debt and create jobs for students who graduate from Ohio colleges and universities, encouraging the best and brightest to stay in Ohio and build our economy!
On average, Ohio’s college graduates leave school with almost $29,000 in student loan debt. Higher education has always been considered the great equalizer in our society, but tuition hikes and student debt are closing the window of opportunity for many students, and crippling Ohio’s economy.
But it doesn’t have to be this way. A proposed amendment to the biennial budget bill, promises to reward the hard work of Ohio’s families with educational and economic opportunity. And, the budget is expected to pass out of the Ohio House in just 3 weeks -- so the time to act is now!
The Ohio Opportunity Amendment (HC1235) seeks to create a student debt forgiveness program for graduates who remain in Ohio, and a job creation grant program to incentivize companies to hire students from Ohio universities to work in Ohio.
Click here to sign the petition urging the Ohio legislature to amend HB59 to forgive student loan debt and create jobs for students who graduate from Ohio colleges and universities!
Send an important message to our legislators today to keep the best and brightest in Ohio and to create jobs!