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 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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  • Baker Kurrus writes to oppose the Little Rock School District tax vote May 9
    I am fully supportive of LRSD, but I do not have reason to believe this extension is in LRSD’s best interests. I will vote no on May 9, 2017. When analyzing a financial proposition, it makes sense to look at the numbers. So far I have seen nothing about ...
    04/28/2017 - 10:36 am | View Link
  • 30 Thoughts: Islanders working hard on John Tavares extension pitch
    Most of us expected a change, but GM Garth Snow received a renewed vote of confidence. Some sources have described ... The owner called reports the franchise forward threatened not to sign an extension if Bylsma was still the coach “a complete fabrication.
    04/26/2017 - 5:33 am | View Link
  • Wolf OKs temporary funding for unemployment centers
    Problems have plagued Pennsylvania's unemployment compensation centers since last fall, when Senate Republicans declined to vote on Labor & Industry's request for $57.5 million in funding for 2017. The department said it needed the money, an extension of ...
    04/25/2017 - 12:00 am | View Link
  • Unemployment Extension 2014: Ohio Senator Rob Portman Never Pressed Boehner On Vote
    The 2014 unemployment extension measure passed by the Senate on April 7 would likely never have made it past a Republican filibuster attempt without the support of Ohio’s junior Senator, 58-year-old Rob Portman. It was Portman who helped craft the ...
    05/28/2014 - 12:42 pm | View Link
  • Unemployment Extension Vote Not Worrying House Republicans
    House Republicans say they feel little political pressure to pass a bipartisan unemployment benefits extension expected to pass the Senate in the coming days, bolstering Speaker John A. Boehner’s hand as he holds out for concessions from Democrats and ...
    03/26/2014 - 1:00 am | View Link
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  • Arizona Unemployment Extension
    Though emergency unemployment compensation is a national initiative, no all states succeed for all levels of the extensions. Federal extensions to the benefit period ...
    04/26/2017 - 8:34 pm | View Website
  • Unemployment : Pictures, Videos, Breaking News
    Big News on Unemployment. Includes blogs, news, and community conversations about Unemployment.
    04/26/2017 - 11:37 am | View Website
  • Illinois Unemployment Extension
    Emergency Unemployment Compensation (EUC) Emergency Unemployment Compensation is a program that provides federally funded extended unemployment compensation benefits.
    04/26/2017 - 11:30 am | View Website
  • Unemployment Compensation
    PA Unemployment Rate Declines to 5.0% in February Pennsylvania’s unemployment rate was down two-tenths of a percentage point from January to 5.0 percent.
    04/26/2017 - 12:45 am | View Website
  • How to Extend Unemployment Compensation: 7 Steps (with ...
    How to Extend Unemployment Compensation. In the United States, federally mandated unemployment compensation typically lasts 26 weeks. However, it may not be possible ...
    04/25/2017 - 7:38 pm | View Website
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