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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  • Top-ranked Zing!s 2 days ago - Tallahassee Democrat
    ... be your last chance in 20 years to vote against extending the one ... former Speaker of the House and ... fire cure for the 7.6% unemployment ...
    10/1/2014 - 11:53 am | View Link
  • Eyes on Washington: Hughes, LoBiondo in Contest to Represent ... - Cape May County Herald
    ... two for the immediate benefit is extending unemployment benefits for ... bill to the floor for a vote, yet he ... The House cannot do it ...
    10/1/2014 - 9:49 am | View Link
  • National union leader visits Maine to back Michaud, condemn LePage ... - Bangor Daily News
    ... development, stopping bad trade deals, extending unemployment benefits ... for your job. Vote Michaud. He’s a ... chairman of the House ...
    10/1/2014 - 4:58 am | View Link
  • Senate push for government inquiry - Canberra Times
    "Our amendments include extending ... to Leader of the House Christopher ... Poll closed 30 Sep, 2014 Vote now ... for young people makes ...
    09/30/2014 - 3:48 pm | View Link
  • Jobless Receiving Unemployment Insurance at a Record Low - Yahoo! Finance
    ... since Congress allowed a program extending state unemployment benefits ... bill and also refused to allow a vote on a House ...
    09/26/2014 - 3:33 pm | View Link
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  • 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 - 11:03 pm | 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 ...
    03/13/2014 - 6:42 am | View Link
  • House Dems push UI vote
    House Democrats are pulling out a now-familiar procedural trick – the discharge petition – to push for a floor vote on another one of their election-year priorities: Extending unemployment insurance. Lawmakers plan to file a discharge petition ...
    03/11/2014 - 4:36 am | View Link
  • Democrats will try to force House vote on unemployment aid
    House Speaker John Boehner is standing in the way. House Democrats are trying to force a vote on extending emergency unemployment benefits by means familiar to viewers of Legally Blonde 2: a discharge petition. That requires the support of 218 members of ...
    03/11/2014 - 2:58 am | View Link
  • Dems in U.S. House ask for immediate up or down vote on extending federal unemployment benefits
    WASHINGTON — U.S. Rep. Dan Kildee, D-Flint Township, led freshman Democrats in the U.S. House in asking House Speaker John Boehner to schedule an “immediate, up-or-down vote” on extending federal unemployment benefits. They sent the letter to Boehner ...
    01/8/2014 - 7:00 pm | View Link
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    By Brian Washington. The U.S. House of Representatives has voted to throw a lifeline to hundreds of thousands of American workers hit hard by what some refer to as ...
    10/24/2014 - 9:42 pm | View Website
  • Unemployment Extension 2014: House Bill Matches EUC Senate ...
    The 2014 unemployment extension bill in the House of Representatives is a bipartisan effort by multiple Republicans and Democrats who wish to see unemployment
    07/6/2014 - 11:31 pm | View Website
  • Unemployment Extension 2014: Senate Bill, Hope For Jobless ...
    An unemployment extension in 2014 is officially dead, as House members went on recess Friday without voting on the Senate extension bill which expires ...
    05/30/2014 - 10:06 pm | View Website
  • One week left for House to act on unemployment extension ...
    Speaker of the House John Boehner can still put the Senate unemployment benefits extension bill to a House vote this week, after that it expires and a new ...
    05/25/2014 - 3:57 am | View Website
  • Senators tell House to vote on Extended Unemployment ...
    Washington, DC - On May 1, Senators Jack Reed (D-RI) and Dean Heller (R-NV), the authors of the Senate bill to extend unemployment benefits to the to the long-term ...
    05/4/2014 - 11:49 pm | View Website
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