Federal judge rules plaintiffs don’t have standing to sue over Biden student loan forgiveness plan

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A federal judge dismissed a lawsuit the Brown County Taxpayers Association filed challenging President Biden's student loan forgiveness program, ruling the plaintiffs lacked standing.

Judge William Griesbach noted in his ruling Thursday -- two days after the suit was filed -- that the U.S. Supreme Court has repeatedly held that just paying taxes is not enough to establish standing to challenge an action taken by the federal government.

He added the narrow exception to that rule doesn't apply to the Brown County Taxpayers Association, the U.S. Supreme Court has made clear that isn't to b...

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