Patrick Boyle

Lisa Johnson

Six months ago, a group of Duluthians brought their concerns to local political candidates, asking them to take specific steps to address their issues.

Part of the Local Solutions to Poverty Candidate Forum included the commitment to a follow-up Accountability Session this spring.

In this first part of a three part report, we hear about  efforts to reform GRH (Group Residential Housing) and implement the Landlord Incentive Program. 

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Two years ago, the Project on Student Debt reported that 76% of UMD grads in 2014 had student loan debt and the average amount was $31,244.

With numbers like that, it's no wonder programs like 2007's Public Service Loan Forgiveness Program are getting a second look.