Jobless Benefits

The fate of federal jobless benefits hangs in the balance as legislation stalls in the Senate on Tuesday, putting more distance between unemployed Americans and the reinstatement of a safety net that their families have grown to depend upon, reports The Hill. The Senate voted down procedural motions on two measures to extend the benefits, […]

WASHINGTON — An outline of a bipartisan economic package is emerging that would temporarily extend the Bush-era tax rates for all taxpayers, while extending jobless benefits for millions of Americans.