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News Snapshots: Extending Unemployment Insurance

In the last two years, Senate Republicans have repeatedly obstructed job creation legislation and legislation to extend critical unemployment insurance benefits to help Americans who have lost their jobs through no fault of their own make ends meet as they look for… Continue

Extending Unemployment Benefits – A Timeline

Fall 2009 On September 22nd, the House passed the Unemployment Compensation Extension Act to provide up to 13 additional weeks of unemployment benefits to workers in high unemployment states who were about to run out of benefits. Senate Republicans delayed action on… Continue

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