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.

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  • Senate votes to extend jobless benefits, faces divided House
    Shortly after the Senate vote, seven House Republicans ... The Emergency Unemployment Compensation program began in 2008. Under it, people who lose their jobs typically receive state unemployment benefits for 26 weeks. Then they are eligible for federal ...
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    Response to House Republicans still blocking EUB. To the House Republicans-FU! I have worked for over 30 years and only collected unemployment twice in my life.
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