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Interactive Map: Many States Paring Back Unemployment Benefits

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Updated June 24, 2011


The Herald Benefits cut not way to fix jobless fund
Toledo Blade Benefits cut short
Colorado Capitol Watch Bill Detail: HB11-1288
The Bergen Record Business leaders look for solution to unemployment fund
Wisconsin Department of Workforce Development Extended Benefits (EB) Program Expires
The Huffington Post Extended Benefits: Confusion As Federal Jobless Aid Expires In Tennessee [UPDATE]
The Huffington Post Extended Unemployment Benefits Expire In These States Next
Sun Sentinel Florida Senate expected to vote on unemployment benefits bill Tuesday
Evansville Courier GOP wraps classic session at Indiana General Assembly
New Jersey Newsroom Gov. Christie signs Democratic-sponsored bill extending unemployment relief
Rockford Register Star Illinois alters jobless fund strategy
The Huffington Post Michigan Becomes First State To Curtail Jobless Aid
The Huffington Post Missouri Following Michigan’s Example On Cutting Unemployment Benefits
National Employment Law Project Missouri Senate Adds Injury to Insult In Move to Cut Unemployment Insurance
The Huffington Post N.C. Gov. Vetoes Controversial Unemployment Bill [UPDATE]
The Monitor Nixon Signs Revised Unemployment Bill into Law
Bloomberg No break for most SC employers in jobless tax bill
Office of Governor Bev Perdue Press Release: Gov. Perdue intends to veto HB 383
Chicago Sun-Times State businesses to see tax hike for jobless benefits
The Oregonian Two bills extending benefits for long-term unemployed in Oregon clear final hurdle
The Huffington Post Unemployment Benefits: As Other States Cut Back, Oregon Gives More
Politics Colorado Unemployment Insurance reform bill moves forward
Associated Press Utah refuses to extend unemployment benefits
Think Progress Utah Republicans Cut Unemployment Insurance As ‘Motivation For People To Get Back To Work’
Sunshine State News Unemployment Compensation Reforms Pass Senate
Associated Press Plan To Soften South Carolina Jobless Tax Increase Gets OK
Associated Press Unemployment Benefits Extended in Georgia
ABC News – KATV Arkansas Cuts Back Time on Unemployment Benefits
Associated Press Tenn. lawmakers OK budget, extend jobless benefits
WRAL Perdue restores federal unemployment benefits; budget battle continues
Bloomberg SC legislators approve unemployment benefit cuts
Associated Press Extra unemployment benefits expiring in New Mexico
The Arizona Republic Gov. Brewer calls special session on extended jobless benefits
WGAL Deal Means Unemployed May Have To Prove They’re Looking For Work
Orlando Sentinel Bill reducing unemployment benefits on Gov. Scott’s desk
Daily Hampshire Gazette Benefits for jobless fall away as state unemployment rate inches down
Tulsa World State unemployment benefits reducing triggered by lower jobless rate
Shorewood Patch Darling Issues Statement on Extending Unemployment Benefits

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