George Noorey

ON AIR NOW

George Noorey

12:00am - 2:00am

Contact
Local News


And one area Oregon Senator Ron Wyden wants to tackle is tax credits for higher education.

 

Wyden believes much can be done to simplify the tax code to help students avoid huge debt after they graduate.

 

"We understand that some student loan debt may be unavoidable.  But leaving students with less debt is possible.  Simplifying the tax code and making education incentives more user-friendly is not just possible, it's essential.  I've outlined some common-sense steps I believe this committee can take on a bi-partisan basis to help students avoid taking on paralyzing amounts of debt."

 

Wyden who is Chairman of the Senate Finance Committee says education tax benefits need to be simplified and more accessible.

 

In Oregon, the average four year grad leaves school 27 thousand in debt.

Hide Comments

Traffic

 

 

  • Click on the link for the latest conditions on the mountain passes.

 

  • Purcell Boulevard Northbound lane between Neff Road and Full Moon Drive (West side of the hospital) is closed until December 20th.

 

  • Nels Anderson Road between Nels Anderson Place and Brandis Court, single northbound shoulder closure will be in effect, two-way traffic to be maintained. Project completion expected December 2017.