House To Vote On Extending Unemployment Benefits

Jobless Americans in high-unemployment states would see their benefits extended for another 13 weeks under legislation to be considered by Congress next Wednesday.

RELATED ARTICLES
  • Real 'Fault in Our Stars' couple reunited by hopeReal 'Fault in Our Stars' couple reunited by hope
    Katie and Dalton Prager, a young couple who both have cystic fibrosis, celebrated happy news when they reunited Tuesday afternoon after nearly five months apart: Katie is on her way to getting a lifesaving lung transplant. More
  • Portman among 47 GOP senators to sign letter to Iran
    WASHINGTON — In a move Democrats denounced as trying to sabotage the Obama administration’s foreign policy, Sen. Rob Portman and 46 other Senate Republicans yesterday warned Iran’s leadership that any agreement to limit Tehran’s apparent efforts to build a nuclear bomb would need Senate approval to stay in effect beyond 2016. More
  • Coalition on immigration bill clears first testsCoalition on immigration bill clears first tests
    The bipartisan coalition behind a contentious overhaul of immigration laws stuck together on a critical early series of test votes Thursday, turning back challenges from conservative critics as the Senate Judiciary Committee refined legislation to secure the nation's borders and offer eventual citizenship to millions living illegally in the United States. More
  • Republicans to back Obama's student loan plan
    House Republicans are willing to give President Barack Obama a rare win, the chairman of the Education and Workforce Committee said Thursday in outlining a deal that would let college students avoid a costly hike on their student loans. More
  • GOP boycotts health care advisory boardGOP boycotts health care advisory board
    House and Senate Republican leaders told President Barack Obama Thursday that they will refuse to nominate candidates to serve on an advisory board that is to play a role in holding down Medicare costs under the new health care act. More
BING NEWS:
  • House fails to vote on bill extending unemployment benefits to mine workers
    Hopes that lawmakers in the Minnesota House would vote on a bill extending unemployment benefits to laid off Iron Range workers were dashed on Tuesday, the first day of the 2016 legislature session. Both Republicans and Democrats had agreed it was ...
    03/8/2016 - 11:05 am | View Link
  • Senate sends unemployment insurance extension to a divided House
    The final vote was 59 to 38, with six Republicans joining Democrats to vote for final passage. "Extending unemployment insurance for the thousands of Illinoisans seeking relief has been a long-standing priority of mine. I am pleased that this bipartisan ...
    04/7/2014 - 7:20 am | View Link
  • Schneider Pushes For Unemployment Benefits Vote In House, Senate Reaches Tentative Deal
    That’s why I will file a measure to end the gridlock and force a vote on extending unemployment insurance.” If the petition is signed by a majority of House members, the chamber would be required to call a vote on the issue. As Fran Spielman points out ...
    03/12/2014 - 10:42 pm | View Link
  • Dems try to force House vote to extend unemployment benefits
    Democrats on Wednesday will file a petition aimed at forcing the House to vote on legislation extending emergency unemployment benefits. ADVERTISEMENT That's unlikely given Republican opposition to an extension of these benefits — the GOP has said it ...
    03/10/2014 - 10:13 pm | View Link
  • House to vote on extending jobless benefits
    WASHINGTON — The House of Representatives today is expected to send President Barack Obama a long-sought measure to resume unemployment payments to millions ... in passing the measure Wednesday by a 59-39 vote. The House planned to vote around midday ...
    07/21/2010 - 1:00 pm | View Link
  • More
BING SEARCH:
  • Speaker Blog | Speaker.gov
    Speaker Ryan, Congressional Leaders Unveil Statue of Thomas Edison of Ohio September 21, 2016. Today, leaders from the U.S. House and Senate dedicated a statue of ...
    09/24/2016 - 12:56 am | View Website
  • Nation | News One
    Get the latest Nation articles from NewsOne, the home of Breaking News for Black America.
    09/23/2016 - 10:54 pm | View Website
  • Capitol Report
    Read a recap of Hillary Clinton’s press conference in New York on Thursday morning, as live-blogged by MarketWatch’s Robert Schroeder.
    09/21/2016 - 5:10 am | View Website
  • Dayton signs Iron Range jobless benefits extension after ...
    Iron Range workers get unemployment extension, businesses get tax cut after a sudden deal.
    03/24/2016 - 12:19 pm | View Website
  • The Slow, Quiet Death of Extended Unemployment Benefits ...
    The Slow, Quiet Death of Extended Unemployment Benefits The House failed to take up a Senate bill to extend unemployment insurance. Is there any hope left for the ...
    05/27/2014 - 5:21 am | View Website
  • More

Comment On This Story

Welcome to Wopular!

Welcome to Wopular

Wopular is an online newspaper rack, giving you a summary view of the top headlines from the top news sites.

Senh Duong (Founder)
Wopular, MWB, RottenTomatoes

Subscribe to Wopular's RSS Fan Wopular on Facebook Follow Wopular on Twitter Follow Wopular on Google Plus

MoviesWithButter : Our Sister Site

More News