Illinois losing U.S. unemployment extension

Illinois losing U.S. unemployment extension
About 90,000 people in Illinois will stop receiving unemployment benefits when a federal emergency program ends later this month. The Illinois Department of Employment Security announced Tuesday that the federal Emergency Unemployment Compensation program …
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Unemployment is a Spiritual Problem
The longer that Americans are unemployed, the more likely they are to report signs of poor psychological well-being. A recent Gallup survey found that about one in five Americans who have been unemployed for a year or more say they currently have or are …
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Governors reject stimulus money for unemployment
WASHINGTON — As money from the economic stimulus package begins flowing, some Republican governors are rejecting their states’ share of $ 7 billion for enhanced unemployment benefits, saying the strings Congress attached would lead to higher business taxes.