Inside preparations to challenge Biden’s student loan forgiveness


Sophia Cai
September 19, 2022
Conservative groups have launched a national search for prospective plaintiffs to challenge the Biden administration’s federal student loan forgiveness order in court.
Why it matters: 43 million student borrowers eligible for relief could be stuck in financial limbo if the order becomes embroiled in drawn-out litigation.
What we’re watching: The Job Creators Network — a right-leaning small business group that’s advocated for lower taxes and fewer regulations — is preparing to file a lawsuit once the Department of Education unveils the website where borrowers can apply.
  • They’ve tapped Karen Harned from the National Federation of Independent Business to lead a team vetting potential plaintiffs. She oversaw a recent legal bid to block certain COVID-19 vaccine workplace mandates.