“One of Trahan’s core suggestions is to have the government require colleges to publish rates at which their graduates default on student-loan payments. Such a measure exists at the state level, and she said the increased transparency would force institutions to reassess how they help students.”
Third Congressional District candidate Lori Trahan was again in the Mill City where she grew up Monday to highlight her goals in office including reducing the corruptive influence of money in politics, making college education and health care affordable, and building workplace equality.
“We sized up all the candidates and Lori was the one with the strongest ties to this district. Ultimately, we felt more comfortable supporting somebody who has lived here for her entire life and served this region for nearly a decade. She certainly has the skill-set to be an effective advocate in Washington for us. She’s the most authentic voice for the District in this race.”
Democratic candidate for Congress Lori Trahan sat down with Dracut TV’s Glenn Mello to discuss her Lowell and Dracut roots, her time working as Marty Meehan’s Chief of Staff, why she’s running, and her upcoming Meet and Greet at Harmony Hall in Dracut, on April 23.
Lori Trahan’s campaign announced today that it raised a total of $303,000 for the first quarter of 2018, including $253,000 raised in individual contributions, bringing its total of funds raised so far to more than $854,000. The campaign reports it has $706,000 on hand going into the second quarter.