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Roughly 5.4 million Americans will struggle to pay bills this month without the extra $600 weekly unemployment benefit, survey finds

Roughly 5.4 million Americans will struggle to pay bills this month without the extra $US600 weekly unemployment benefit, according to a Wednesday survey from Morning Consult. By September, 9.2 million Americans will face the same fate if additional stimulus isn’t introduced, according to the study. “As each month passes, it […]
Roughly 5.4 million Americans will struggle to pay bills this month without the extra $600 weekly unemployment benefit, survey finds
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The $600 weekly unemployment benefit is formally expiring for millions of jobless Americans — and Congress is still fighting over what should replace it

Congress is at an impasse over enhanced unemployment benefits, with Republicans under immense pressure to prevent them from lapsing on Friday. Democrats assailed the GOP for beginning to debate a replacement to the $US600 weekly benefits at the 11th hour. Millions of unemployed people face income drops ranging from 50% […]
The $600 weekly unemployment benefit is formally expiring for millions of jobless Americans — and Congress is still fighting over what should replace it
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The $600 boosted unemployment benefit just expired. Here’s how much unemployment checks could drop in your state under the GOP’s less-generous replacement plan

The $US600 federal supplement to unemployment benefits expired on Friday. The GOP unemployment plan will reduce weekly benefits nationwide by 44%, according to a new analysis. Weekly unemployment payments would fall to $US521 from $US921 on average nationwide, a $US400 reduction that could be in place for two months. States […]
The $600 boosted unemployment benefit just expired. Here’s how much unemployment checks could drop in your state under the GOP’s less-generous replacement plan