Unemployment Extension Vote Delayed

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

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  • OUR VIEW: No excuses after session - International Falls Daily Journal
    Republican leaders have said they’ll be ready to vote on an unemployment extension bill the first week of the regular session and they...
    02/3/2016 - 7:42 am | View Link
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    ... ve always had such low unemployment," Ambrose ... federal support beyond an EI extension is ... with the government's decision to vote ...
    02/3/2016 - 5:42 am | View Link
  • Union members rally as RI Senate committee holds hearings on truck ... - Providence Journal
    ... of support for the legislation: "Unemployment in ... backed bill prohibits any extension of tolls to passenger cars without a statewide vote, ...
    02/3/2016 - 5:30 am | View Link
  • Is Donald Trump Done and 4 Other Questions for Jewish Voters After ... - Forward
    ... raised over $100 million toward an extension of ... dozens of would-be apprentices to the unemployment line was, before the Iowa vote, well ...
    02/2/2016 - 2:12 pm | View Link
  • 5 Questions for Jewish Voters After Iowa - Forward
    ... raised over $100 million toward an extension of ... dozens of would-be apprentices to the unemployment line was, before the Iowa vote, well ...
    02/2/2016 - 1:55 pm | View Link
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    02/1/2016 - 3:24 pm | View Link
  • Letters to the Editor, January 31 - Adelaide Now
    ... to power with less than 50 per cent of the vote. ... Unemployment is shocking and we have the highest ... precinct and the unnecessary O-Bahn ...
    01/31/2016 - 5:35 am | View Link
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  • Unemployment Extension 2014: Senate Bill, Hope For Jobless, Dies As House Leaves Without Vote
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    05/30/2014 - 3:37 pm | View Link
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    04/3/2014 - 12:12 pm | View Link
  • Unemployment extension news: Senate vote pushed to Monday
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    04/3/2014 - 10:45 am | View Link
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    03/30/2014 - 9:00 pm | View Link
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    03/25/2014 - 11:25 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 - 5:50 am | View Link
  • Unemployment benefits extension wins key Senate vote
    Sen. Jack Reed, D-R.I., is a co-sponsor of legislation for a three month extension of jobless benefits for the long-term unemployed. (Photo: Win McNamee Getty Images) WASHINGTON — The U.S. Senate agreed Tuesday to move forward with a three-month ...
    01/7/2014 - 4:34 am | View Link
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  • Current Population Survey (CPS)
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  • 2014 or 2015 Unemployment Benefits Insurance Extension ...
    With the Republicans taking control of Congress after the mid-term election it looks highly unlikely that any further unemployment benefits extension will be
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  • Unemployment Benefits Extension
    Senate Approves Jobless Benefits Extension The Senate approved legislation Monday to restore jobless benefits to the long-term unemployed ...
    02/12/2016 - 12:55 am | View Website
  • Breaking news on US unemployment benefits extension debate ...
    Get real-time updates and eyewitness reports on US unemployment benefits extension debate from Breaking News, the fastest source of trusted news on the web.
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  • When Unemployment Benefits are Extended
    Find out how you qualify for extended unemployment compensation. Information on federal extensions and state extensions.
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  • Unemployment Extension 2015: Push For Extended Benefits ...
    Any hope that the long-term unemployed have for a 2015 unemployment extension is probably not going be fulfilled in the new year. Even Republican Senator Dean
    12/29/2014 - 12:33 am | View Website
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