[JURIST] US President Barack Obama [official profile] signed legislation [HR 4348, PDF] on Friday that prevents the interest rate on student loans from increasing and maintains jobs on infrastructure and transportation projects nationwide. The bill keeps the interest rate on subsidized Stafford loans from doubling [C-SPAN report] from 3.4 percent to 6.8 percent, as it was scheduled to do absent Congressional action. The bill also allowed [AP report] more than $100 billion over 27 months to be spent on mass...

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