- by cnn
- 22 Sep 2023
Many Republicans argued the plan would cause states, like Missouri, to lose revenue.
The Biden administration argued it did under the Heroes Act, which gives the secretary of education authority to make changes to any provision of laws relating to student aid programs in the aftermath of the September 11 attacks.
The case moved up through smaller courts directly to the supreme court, which will now deliver the final decision.
Student loans were first paused by Donald Trump in March 2020, in light of the Covid-19 pandemic, and that has been extended at various points since, to the relief of many student loan borrowers.
Payments are expected to resume soon after the supreme court decision.
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