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Michigan Dems Push For Extended Jobless Benefits

Democrats in the Michigan legislature are attempting to reverse a vote that will cut the number of weeks jobless workers can receive state unemployment benefits.

WWJ Newsradio 950–05/09/2011

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Lawmakers Approve Changes To Jobless Benefits

State lawmakers have reached agreement on legislation that will extend benefits to thousands of Michigan’s unemployed residents.

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/24/2011

Stocks Down Slightly, Claims For Jobless Benefits Rise

Initial requests for jobless benefits rose last week to their highest level since April, a sign that hiring remains weak and some companies are still cutting workers. But stocks were down slightly heading into the […]


Michigan’s Unemployed Anticipate Extension

Tens of thousands of Michigan’s unemployed are hoping to hear some good news from Washington, where the House and Senate are expected to extend the unemployment benefits after letting them run out last month.


Obama To GOP: Restore Jobless Benefits

President Obama Monday called on Congress to pass an extension of benefits for out-of-work Americans, accusing Senate Republicans of a “lack of faith in the American people” for repeatedly blocking passage of a bill.