Chart of the Day


Washington Post: “Starting at the end of the year, some 1.3 million people who have been getting benefits for longer than 26 weeks (or less, in some states) will get cut off immediately. Then, over the course of the year, other unemployed workers will fall out of the program once they hit 26 weeks (or less, in some states). All told, CBPP estimates, 4.9 million people will get unemployment aid than they would under an extension:”

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