Enhanced unemployment benefits may have helped many Americans weather the pandemic, but they've also attracted the interest of some modern-day Willie Suttons.
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Though the unemployment insurance benefits boost eased the immediate pain of shuttering much of the economy, it made it harder to get things moving again.
If Congress extends boosted temporary unemployment benefits into early 2021, nearly five out of every six beneficiaries would be earning more money by not working.
Businesses need to be able to adjust to a world where COVID-19 remains an ongoing concern.
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The basic-income scheme is meant to save Finland money and reduce the country's high unemployment rate.
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Bureaucrats can't get act together enough to recover huge sums in overpaid unemployment benefits.
Says they're hard workers
Tuesday's vote failed
Criticizes for blocking them
May threaten its passage
Would provide 31 additional weeks in exchange for cuts elsewhere
Some will vote against it after having voted for it
Despite some lawmakers not being in Washington, D.C.
Needs support from five Republicans to avoid a filibuster on a plan to extend the benefits for three months
A bipartisan Senate proposal would reinstate jobless benefits for three months
Another three months
So give her more money
466,000 Californians are on unemployment benefits
Affects 80,000 people and could take weeks to resolve
$24 million in total