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United States workers who are out of work due to no fault of their own are eligible for unemployment benefits for up to 26 weeks. When the unemployment rate is high, benefits may be paid for additional weeks... More »

en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Unemployment_extension

Unemployment extension occurs when regular unemployment benefits are exhausted and ... To date, Congress has not passed any further extensions. ... in states not receiving Extended Benefits on Feb 22, 2012, will be increased to 16 weeks ...

newrepublic.com/article/120934/obamas-2016-budget-proposes-reforming-unemployment-insurance-system

Feb 2, 2015 ... For states with rapidly rising unemployment rates, the Extended Benefits (EB) program ... In addition, Congress passed a program called Emergency Unemployment ... Obama will fund this overhaul of the UI plan through the ...

democrats-waysandmeans.house.gov/editorials-across-country-call-congress-extend-unemployment-insurance

At the end of this week, long-term benefits for the unemployed will end. ... Contra Costa Times – Congress must extend unemployment benefits: “In each of the ...

www.washingtonpost.com/news/wonk/wp/2014/01/14/an-extension-of-unemployment-insurance-just-failed-in-the-senate

Jan 14, 2014 ... 7 reasons why Congress's failure to extend unemployment .... So that means many jobless workers will see their benefits cut off before they find ...

www.motherjones.com/politics/2014/07/congress-unemployment-insurance-extension

Jul 21, 2014 ... It's been seven months since Congress let long-term unemployment ... unemployment bill, told me he doesn't think Republicans will budge ...

www.americanprogress.org/issues/economy/news/2014/01/10/81927/5-reasons-congress-must-extend-unemployment-insurance

Jan 10, 2014 ... Congress has offered extended emergency unemployment benefits in ... that extending federal unemployment insurance benefits will create ...

www.thebalance.com/unemployment-benefits-extensions-3306210

Sep 8, 2016 ... Unemployment benefits were extended in 2009, 2010 and 2011 to a total of 99 weeks ... Congress reluctantly passed the Emergency Unemployment ... money directly into the pockets of those who will spend them right away.

www.usnews.com/debate-club/should-congress-extend-federal-unemployment-benefits

Dec 9, 2011 ... The current Emergency Unemployment Compensation extension, which is set to ... Unemployment Insurance Will Promote Economic Recovery.

www.forbes.com/sites/timworstall/2015/01/31/extended-unemployment-benefits-really-did-raise-the-unemployment-rate-they-still-are

Jan 31, 2015 ... Extended Unemployment Benefits Really Did Raise The Unemployment Rate ... We exploit the variation induced by the decision of Congress in ...