Unemployment Extension Vote Delayed

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

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  • 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
  • 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
  • Unemployment falls to 7.5%; job creation solid in April
    The job market plugged along steadily, and unemployment fell in April, according to new data out Friday, suggesting that the U.S. economy is still expanding. The nation added 165,000 jobs in April as the unemployment rate fell to 7.5 percent, from 7.6 percent in March, the Labor Department said on Friday. More
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    The number of Americans seeking unemployment benefits fell to the lowest level in more than five years, a positive signal for the labor market ahead of Friday's April jobs report. More
  • Jobless claims fall, labor market recovery advances
    The number of Americans filing new claims for unemployment benefits fell last week, offering reassurance that the bottom is not falling out of the labor market despite signs of slower growth. More
  • Say it ain’t so(uth)! Wilkes-Barre eyes name change to South ... - Wilkes-Barre Times Leader
    ... and scheduled to be put up for a vote later this ... progressive community where unemployment and ... said, Wilkes-Barre already is an ...
    03/31/2015 - 1:34 pm | View Link
  • What Austerity Looks Like Inside Greece - New Yorker
    ... under twenty-four years old, unemployment rate ... putting major decisions to a vote. ... some quarters of the party see the bailout ...
    03/31/2015 - 12:07 pm | View Link
  • Senate passes $636-billion defense bill - Boulder Weekly
    Senators arrived at a vote on the bill after ... the non-defense items in the bill, such as the unemployment benefits extension, were sorely needed
    03/30/2015 - 1:46 pm | View Link
  • Denver City Council Candidate Q&As - Denver Post
    ... immediate cessation of the tax extension after ... as Denver is growing and our unemployment rate ... Levy and I would love to have your vote ...
    03/26/2015 - 2:26 pm | View Link
  • Can the left and right unite? > Ralph Nader and Daniel McCarthy on ... - Chico News & Review
    ... that the minimum wage causes unemployment, and ... makes the GOP and by extension, mainstream ... were not given an opportunity to vote on ...
    03/26/2015 - 8:07 am | View Link
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    The Zacks Analyst Blog Highlights: Hewlett-Packard, Aruba Networks, Lannett, Mallinckrodt and Avago Technologies
    04/2/2015 - 9:30 am | View Link
  • David Cameron pledges to create highest employment rate in developed world
    EXCLUSIVE: Prime Minister David Cameron told the Mail that the coalition’s biggest success story had been the creation of 1,000 jobs every day it had been in power.
    03/30/2015 - 6:05 pm | View Link
  • When Economic Beliefs Clash
    In today’s economy, the theory of  cognitive dissonance  gets put into practice regularly. That’s where you must hold two opposing beliefs in your mind. Obviously, the result is bad. When applied to our economy, it’s really bad. Social psychologist  Leon Festinger  believed that humans strive for internal consistency, and that two or more contradictory beliefs cause mental stress. But in today’s ...
    03/9/2015 - 3:21 pm | View Link
  • Greek tragedy: The world's biggest brain drain
    The flight of college-educated professionals is a bad omen for Greece. The country needs innovative minds to transform its economy.
    03/9/2015 - 9:19 am | View Link
  • Greek finance minister enters euro zone lions' den
    By Costas Pitas and Alastair Macdonald
    03/9/2015 - 1:31 am | View Link
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  • Unemployment extension vote
    ... unemployment extension 2010 in House - tomorrow Senate votes This afternoon has seen the unemployment extension and the Bush Tax Cut bill blocked for a vote in the House by three Congressmen, who would not let Nancy Pelosi put the vote to the floor.
    04/11/2015 - 1:00 pm | View Link
  • Unemployment Extension 2014: Senate Bill, Hope For Jobless, Dies As House Leaves Without Vote
    Hope for an unemployment extension in 2014 appeared dead Friday, as the US House of Representatives left town for another recess without the unemployment benefits bill that passed the Senate on April 7 — and which would have extended benefits through the ...
    05/30/2014 - 3:37 pm | View Link
  • Unemployment Extension Vote Not Worrying House Republicans
    Reid, left, plans to bring the bipartisan unemployment benefits extension to the Senate floor soon. In the House, Boehner and his fellow Republicans plan to hold out for more concessions from Democrats. House Republicans say they feel little political ...
    03/25/2014 - 9:00 pm | View Link
  • Unemployment Extension Vote Likely Delayed Until Next Week (Updated)
    Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid said he plans to turn to the bipartisan unemployment extension compromise as quickly as possible under Senate rules, but there’s business to tend to first — namely an aid package for Ukraine and several pending ...
    03/25/2014 - 1:07 pm | View Link
  • Unemployment Extension Vote Will Be A Nail-Biter
    will have no margin for error when he brings a new bill reauthorizing unemployment benefits to the Senate floor for a vote this month ... a bipartisan deal to restore the federal unemployment extension, and that assistance will be restored retroactively ...
    03/14/2014 - 11:01 am | View Link
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  • Senate vote today on extension of unemployment benefits
    unemployment benefits to 1.3 million Americans. The Senate had been expected to vote as one of its first acts today, but with many members not yet ...
    04/13/2015 - 1:02 am | View Website
  • Federal Unemployment Extension, Filing, News & Tiers Update
    File the Federal Unemployment Extension for 2015. Information on the new & latest news for the unemployed. Full tiers structure & facts to consider.
    04/12/2015 - 9:02 am | View Website
  • Sandoval Praises Senate Vote on Unemployment Extension
    CARSON CITY, NV - January 07, 2014. Governor Brian Sandoval today issued the following statement on the Senate’s procedural vote to move forward on Senator Dean ...
    04/12/2015 - 8:48 am | View Website
  • Unemployment Extension
    The Unemployment Extension, formally known as Emergency Unemployment Compensation, is a US federal government program which assists states in providing...
    04/11/2015 - 5:03 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
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