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My Turn: Higher education diversifies state economy

...as federal student loan interest rates have begun to rise, ACPE will be pursuing opportunities for the Alaska Student Loan Corporation to fund state education loans at the lowest possible cost, thereby reducing the financial burden of postsecondary...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2015-01-15/my-turn-higher-education-diversifies-
Opinion
It's time for Alaska to act on student loans

...Governor, Legislature and Student Loan Corporation to act.This summer, I...questions to ask of our Student Loan Corporation. The bottom line is that...consensus. For example, the Student Loan Corporation says it requires fewer employees...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2013-09-25/its-time-alaska-act-student-loans
Opinion
The 28th Alaska Legislature in plain English

...statewide nonprofit tourism association" or a politician.SB 195POSTSECONDARY EDUCATION LOANS/GRANTSThe Alaska Student Loan Corporation can give more money to students, and at lower interest rates than the open market. The corporation can also...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-05-07/28th-alaska-legislature-plain-english
State
Washington Must Deliver on Nation's Priorities: Jobs, Transportation, Energy

...final congressional action means loan rates will remain at 3.4 percent. As the former chair of the Alaska Student Loan Corporation, I worked hard to prevent the rate jump, which would have cost thousands of students in Alaska and across the...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2012-07-11/washington-must-deliver-nations-prior
Opinion
Student loan rates at all-time low

...borrowed under the old program at a higher, fixed-interest rate will not feel any immediate relief. The state student loan corporation is looking into developing a loan consolidation program that will offer older borrowers a lower rate, Barrans...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/101702/sta_studentloans.shtml
News
Legislative roundup

...transfer assets, liabilities and responsibilities of the Alaska Municipal Bond Bank Authority and the Alaska Student Loan Corporation to the Alaska Housing Finance Corporation. Veterans home: SB 133 directs the Department of Administration to...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/031603/sta_legroundup.shtml
News
Democrats to offer student loan rate relief

...addressed in revisions. He was not sure how much it would cost the state."Frankly, I'd like to press the student loan corporation a little bit harder to see if they can help cover the interest reduction," he said.The University of Alaska...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2012-12-25/democrats-offer-student-loan-rate-relie
State
Begich appointed to National Scholarship Board

...of public service. Each state is guaranteed a scholarship recipient. Begich is a former chair of the Alaska Student Loan Corporation and former member of the University Of Alaska Board Of Regents.

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/051710/reg_640418906.shtml
Regional News
Alaska editorial: Make more money available for students to attend college

...tuition averages $4,200 for a full-time undergraduate, so these grants matter. The money comes from Alaska Student Loan Corporation interest funds and a federal match. It's not enough. More than 3,000 students qualify for low-income...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/052108/opi_281348032.shtml
Sen. Tom Wagoner

...2003-present; former mayor, City of Kenai; former member, Kenai City Council, Alaska Post Secondary; Alaska Student Loan Corporation. Business/Professional: Former owner, Wagoner's Seamless Flooring, Peninsula Flooring Center; former...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/021608/sen_247860999.shtml
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