Full Committee Hearing

Examining Student Loan Servicers and Their Impact on Workers

Date:   Thursday, May 5, 2022 Time:   10:00 AM Location:   Dirksen Senate Office Building 538

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THE COMMITTEE ON BANKING, HOUSING, AND URBAN AFFAIRS will meet in OPEN SESSION, HYBRID FORMAT to conduct a hearing entitled, “Examining Student Loan Servicers and Their Impact on Workers.” The witnesses will be: Mr. Mike Pierce, Executive Director, Student Borrower Protection Center; Dr. Neal McCluskey, Director, Center for Educational Freedom at the Cato Institute; and Dr. Jalil Mustaffa Bishop, Co-Founder and Assistant Professor, Equity Research Cooperative & Villanova University.

Pursuant to guidance from the CDC and OAP, Senate office buildings are not open to the public other than official business visitors and credentialed press at this time. Accordingly, in-person visitors cannot be accommodated at this briefing. We encourage the public to utilize the Committee’s livestream of the hearing, available on the website at http://www.banking.senate.gov.

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Member Statements

  1. Chairman Sherrod Brown (D - Ohio)
  2. Ranking Member Patrick J. Toomey (R - Pennsylvania)


  1. Mr. Mike Pierce
    Executive Director
    Student Borrower Protection Center
  2. Dr. Neal McCluskey
    Center for Educational Freedom at the Cato Institute
  3. Dr. Jalil Mustaffa Bishop
    Co-Founder and Assistant Professor
    Equity Research Cooperative & Villanova University