craig fitzhugh

1:16pm

Mon February 6, 2012
Fitzhugh Calls Bill "Piling On" Teachers

Default on Student Loans, License to Teach Revoked

Democratic House Minority Leader Craig Fitzhugh of Ripley
Tennessee General Assembly

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP/WMOT) — Teachers and lobbyists would be penalized for defaulting on student loans under legislation headed to the governor for his consideration.

The measure sponsored by Republican Rep. Charles Sargent of Franklin passed the House 70-24 last week. The companion bill was approved in the Senate 32-1 last year.

According to the Knoxville News Sentinel, under the proposal individuals could lose the right to practice their professions if they default.

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