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Most Texas workers will no longer lose their occupational license if they default on student loans

A 2018 report from the Texas Tribune found more than 4,200 people in the state — including security guards, cosmetologists and pharmacists – were at risk of losing their license because of student loan default in 2017.

University of Houston students back on campus in Houston on Tuesday, Sept. 5, 2017, after Hurricane Harvey.

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