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By Matt Kibbe
The short-term deal will assure long-term overspending
Independent voices from the The Washington Times Communities
Topic - Bob Moran
As lawmakers move toward a last-minute deal to keep student-loan interest rates from doubling on Saturday, the nation's universities can do little except sit, wait and hope for the best.
"They don't care. If you're sitting down with a freshman or sophomore, at this point in time in their lives, they just don't care because they aren't paying yet," said Bob Moran, director of federal relations at the American Association of State Colleges and Universities.
Institutions, Mr. Moran said, will see "no real impact" from the resolution of the interest-rate battle, whichever way it turns out.