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Nicolas CordovaNicolas CordovaMarch 9, 20188min242

Just as the nation’s attention to underserved communities and sexual assault victims has increased, the U.S. House of Representatives has — acting purely along partisan lines — taken steps that have the potential to significantly harm these groups. The House is currently considering a bill, inaptly named the “PROSPER Act,” that would drastically limit the ability of students with financial need to pay for higher education and weaken protections for sexual assault victims.