Relieving student debt in Illinois

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The average student leaves college with nearly $30,000 in loans.
 
Rising student death is a national epidemic. That’s why Illinois Congressman Rodney Davis says it’s time to take action. 
 
He’s proposed a new bill that will give a tax break to companies that help pay off employees’ debt. 
 
If a business agrees, employees could get a tax-exempt benefit of up to $5,250 per year.
 
He believes having more young adults out of debt quicker will give them a chance to contribute to the economy. 
 
The housing market has seen a steady decrease of first-time home buyers. Those in the industry say something needs to be done. 
 
 

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