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A government watchdog says the Labour Department has been releasing flawed data — and finds that most states underpaid jobless Americans

The Labour Department reported false counts of week-to-week jobless-benefits claims, and several states underpaid unemployed Americans through a key economic relief program, the Government Accountability Office said Monday. Inconsistent state data, claims backlogs, and potential fraud in the benefits system resulted in “flawed week-to-week comparisons” of jobless-claims data, the government […]
A government watchdog says the Labour Department has been releasing flawed data — and finds that most states underpaid jobless Americans
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Several states say they have burned through Trump’s $300 weekly unemployment benefit after just 6 weeks. But FEMA says there’s still enough funding to go around.

Several states say the federal funding for President Donald Trump’s $US300 weekly unemployment benefit is being exhausted. Texas, Tennessee, Iowa, and Montana said this week that they would end their Lost Wages Assistance programs after distributing six weeks’ worth of benefits. The Federal Emergency Management Agency said that every state […]
Several states say they have burned through Trump’s $300 weekly unemployment benefit after just 6 weeks. But FEMA says there’s still enough funding to go around.
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Only 6 states are paying out Trump’s $300 unemployment benefit so far. Most Americans have to wait several more weeks to receive the aid.

Nearly three weeks after President Donald Trump signed an executive order to boost unemployment aid, only six states are paying out the $US300 federal supplement. Arizona, Louisiana, Missouri, Montana, Tennessee, and Texas are paying out the federal benefits, and 32 states have been approved so far. “I think states are […]
Only 6 states are paying out Trump’s $300 unemployment benefit so far. Most Americans have to wait several more weeks to receive the aid.