extended unemployment benefits

Politics & Government
9:13 am
Wed January 8, 2014

Wisconsin Residents Benefit to the Tune of Billions in Extended Unemployment Benefits

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Congress is deciding whether to renew three additional months of unemployment benefits. The country extended coverage during the depths of the recession, but this latest extension ended with December. On Tuesday, the Senate voted to advance a plan, although some Republicans want concessions.

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10:23 am
Fri December 27, 2013

Extended Jobless Benefits Running out for Thousands of Wisconsinites

Without the extension, laid off workers can receive 26 weeks of unemployment benefits.
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An estimated 24,000 Wisconsinites will lose extended unemployment benefits on Saturday, when the federal program expires.

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