• A map of the states with the most residents receiving unemployment benefits, just as expanded federal aid expires

    14 days ago - By Business Insider

    The $600 per week supplemental unemployment insurance benefit expires July 31, and congress has yet to pass a replacement.
    Nearly 30 million Americans are still receiving unemployment benefits, according to the most recent figures from the Department of Labor.
    Over 5 million Californians alone continued to receive benefits in the week ending July 11.
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    Millions of Americans are about to lose a crucial lifeline as extended unemployment benefits expire.
    In response to the novel coronavirus pandemic and the resulting recession, Congress...
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  • Congress in disagreement as 30.5 million go first week without $600 federal unemployment benefit

    Congress in disagreement as 30.5 million go first week without $600 federal unemployment benefit

    14 days ago - By Fortune

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    Congress has yet to come to an agreement for extending or replacing the $600 weekly federal unemployment benefit, which paid its final benefit for the week ending July 25 .
    That means the 30.5 million jobless Americans who were receiving the benefit will go their first week without the $600 check.
    “On certain issues we made progress, on certain issues we're still very far apart,” treasury secretary Steven Mnuchin told reporters on Capitol Hill after...
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