Unemployment Extension Vote Delayed

The Senate is expected to act on the bill next week.

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    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
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    04/1/2014 - 11:39 pm | View Link
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    03/26/2014 - 2:29 pm | View Link
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    03/14/2014 - 12:50 am | View Link
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    01/8/2014 - 5:00 am | View Link
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    01/7/2014 - 8:08 am | View Link
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  • California Unemployment Extension
    Due to the improving job market, the federal government currently allows up to 37 additional weeks of EUC federal extension benefits (Tiers 1 through 3) after an ...
    10/21/2016 - 10:18 am | View Website
  • Unemployment Benefits Extension Update
    There is no additional information regarding the extension of unemployment benefits beyond December 28,2013 for those who have exhausted their unemployment benefits.
    10/20/2016 - 11:24 am | View Website
  • Arizona Unemployment Extension
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    Find out more about the latest Kentucky unemployment benefits extension.
    10/16/2016 - 3:53 pm | View Website
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    If there any talks about a 2016 Unemployment Extension bill in U.S. Congress, then they have been taking place behind closed doors. There's been less of an
    06/7/2016 - 11:48 am | View Website
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