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Rep. Takano Statement on Dr. Ronny Jackson

Rep. Mark Takano (D-Calif.), the vice ranking member of the House Committee on Veterans' Affairs, released the following statement after Dr. Ronny Jackson withdrew from consideration as Secretary of the Department of Veterans Affairs.

GAO Report: Shadowy Industry is Manipulating Student Loan Borrowers, Default Rates

Today, the Government Accountability Office (GAO) released a report - commissioned by Rep. Mark Takano (D-Calif.) and Rep. Rosa DeLauro (D-Conn.) - revealing how the little-known but increasingly harmful "default management industry" is using misleading information, coercion, and even $25 gift cards to manipulate student loan default rates.