Thursday, October 07, 2004

Over 40%, and rising, exhaust unemployment benefits

A record number of claimants still have not found a job when they exhaust their unemployment benefits. The congressional GOP leadership in conjunction with the White House has refused to extend unemployment benefits, letting the 13 weeks extra from last year expire and refusing to allow it to come to a vote this year. Includes graph. Thanks to vistef and gisleson.

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