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Posted: March 12, 2019

NY offers debt relief to those affected by government shutdown

New York State Attorney General Letitia James announced Feb. 4 that her office will offer a debt-relief program for workers and families who were affected by the federal government shutdown, which began on Dec. 22 and ended on Jan. 25.
 
According to a press release from the attorney general’s office, the relief of student, medical and other state-referred debt will apply retroactively from Dec. 22 to April 25.
 
Applications for the program will be accepted through May 28. For more information or to apply, visit https://on.ny.gov/2I6Ppmg or call 1-800- 771-7755.

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