The work license idea is something that both Sen. Elizabeth Warren, a Massachusetts Democrat, and Sen. Marco Rubio, a Florida Republican, support . How can someone pay back their student loans if denied the opportunity to work? It forces them to take on more debt to make those payments so they can continue to work, as Shoshana Weissmann of the R Street Institute has pointed out . Thirteen states revoke licenses for this, and while it’s a problem states can solve, a federal solution also works.

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