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Extended Jobless Benefits Expiring as Lawmakers Fail to Break Stalemate on Coronavirus Relief

HeadlineJul 30, 2020

The White House said Wednesday that talks with Democratic leaders over a new coronavirus stimulus bill have stalled. Republicans have proposed slashing expanded unemployment benefits to just $200 a week. For the past four months, tens of millions of unemployed workers received an additional $600-a-week federal benefit, but the program just ended.

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