Sep 8, 2021

AMERICA UNCOVERED

Millions Lost Covid Unemployment Benefits

Labor Day this year was a kick in the pants to laborers who were on unemployment benefits. The long weekend marked the day millions lost federal unemployment assistance related to the covid pandemic. The Biden administration has declined to extend them, which has angered some in his party but endeared him to many Republicans. Watch this episode of America Uncovered for more on waste and fraud in pandemic-era benefits, what effect this could have on jobs, and what the Biden admin is proposing states do about lost federal benefits.

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