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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.
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The Trump administration’s proposed unemployment boost could be just $300 in some states — only half of the previous expired federal benefit

Trump’s executive order on unemployment could prompt only a $US300 weekly boost to benefits in some states, depending how they carry out the program. The Department of Labour told state agencies they can use what they already pay in benefits to count toward the “cost-sharing requirement,” Bloomberg reported. States are […]
The Trump administration’s proposed unemployment boost could be just $300 in some states — only half of the previous expired federal benefit