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Texas Governor Wants Welfare, Unemployment Applicants To Pee In A Cup

Texas Governor Wants Welfare, Unemployment Applicants To Pee In A Cup

by Seth Freed Wessler on November 16 2012, 8:37AM

Texas is poised to join the drug-testing bandwagon.

Topics: Economy, /NOW, Politics

It's the Final Hour for Congress to Support Jobless Workers Infographic

It’s the Final Hour for Congress to Support Jobless Workers

by Seth Freed Wessler on November 29 2010, 9:58AM

With a cost-cutting GOP coming to town, this may be the last benefit extension for millions out of work.

Topics: Economy

The Physical and Emotional Costs of Long-Term Unemployment

The Physical and Emotional Costs of Long-Term Unemployment

by Yvonne Yen Liu on November 17 2010, 3:43PM

Studies show this crisis isn’t just about money any more.

Topics: Economy, Health, Jobs Crisis

Advocates Prep for Next Round of Bruising Jobless Benefits Fight

Advocates Prep for Next Round of Bruising Jobless Benefits Fight

by Seth Freed Wessler on October 15 2010, 12:12PM

After lawmakers finish talking about unemployed on the stump, they’ve got just two weeks to help them.

Topics: Economy

Jobless Claims Go Up As Sanity Stays Down

Jobless Claims Go Up As Sanity Stays Down

by Kai Wright on July 22 2010, 9:29AM

The unemployment line grows as Washington limps toward restoring benefits.

Topics: Economy, Kai Wright

Let's Try It Again! Another Pass at Jobless Benefits Bill

Let’s Try It Again! Another Pass at Jobless Benefits Bill

by Seth Freed Wessler on June 29 2010, 2:21PM

The House votes on extending unemployment benefits today as 1.2 million are at risk of losing their lifeline.

Topics: Economy

Poll: Jobless Insurance Now, Deficit Reduction Later

Poll: Jobless Insurance Now, Deficit Reduction Later

by Seth Freed Wessler on June 8 2010, 10:36AM

The Senate is expected to begin debate today on extending unemployment insurance until November. The overwhelming majority of Americans support doing so, according to a new poll, but the Senate is poised to ignore that fact—not to mention the plight…

Topics: Economy, Race and Recession

Senate Says Happy Memorial Day by Taking a Vacation without Extending Unemployment Benefits

by Seth Freed Wessler on May 28 2010, 9:30AM

As many as 200,000 people may lose their unemployment insurance benefits in early June, because the Senate has once again failed to extend the program. Senate Democrats announced on Thursday that they were once again unable to pass an extension…

Topics: Economy, Race and Recession

Will Congress Get it Together and Pass an Unemployment Insurance Extension?

by Seth Freed Wessler on May 25 2010, 10:16AM

The House was expected to vote today to extend unemployment benefits until the end of the year. But according the the Ways and Means Committee press office this morning, the spending measure will not make it to the floor until…

Topics: Economy

Senate Okays Unemployment Benefit Extension, and Gets Ready to Bungle it All Over Again Next Month

by Seth Freed Wessler on April 13 2010, 9:30AM

After an afternoon of long-winded speeches from both sides of the aisle, the Senate voted to move forward with the extension of unemployment benefits. The vote comes after the Senate failed to pass an extension before going on break more…

Topics: Economy, Race and Recession

Morning Browse: Confederate Pride Month, Closed Web, Haiti Schools

by Kai Wright on April 7 2010, 8:00AM

There went the Internet. The U.S. Court of Appeals in D.C. ruled yesterday that the FCC lacked the authority to fine Comcast for selectively blocking traffic on its broadband network in 2007. Netroots activists have argued that such regulation is…

Topics: News Items

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