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Federal Unemployment Benefits

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New Jersey Among Hardest Hit States By Expiring Unemployment Benefits

Democrats in the United States House Committee on Ways and Means released a report on the impact of letting the federal unemployment benefit program expire. According to that report, New Jersey will be the hardest hit per capita of any state.

12/28/2013

(John Dodds of the Philadelphia Unemployment Project calls for restoration of extended federal jobless benefits.  He is surrounded by supporters including US Sen. Bob Casey, right.  Photo by Pat Loeb)

In Philadelphia, A Call For Restoration of Extended Federal Jobless Benefits

“It’s the ol’ bang for the buck. You spend a buck on unemployment, by some estimates you get more than $1.70 back,” Sen. Bob Casey (D-Pa., right) said.

12/16/2013