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CONGRESS AVERTS GOVERNMENT SHUT-DOWN, BUT BATTLE LOOMS OVER PAYROLL TAX CUT, UNEMPLOYMENT, AND OTHER KEY ISSUES December 16, 2011 (Washington D.C.) – Final votes are expected today in both houses on a compromise funding measure to avoid a government shut-down–just in time for the holiday adjounrment. The deal came after Democrats conceded to Republican demands…

Shutdown Shocker: Unemployment Benefits for All In the event of a government shutdown, some 800,000 federal employees who are furloughed without pay may collect unemployment insurance. Continue Reading Below Government workers are covered under the Unemployment Compensation for Federal Employees Program … Read more on Fox Business Unemployment in parts of Oklahoma top 10 percent,…