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Unemployment Benefits

Posted: Sunday, April 18th, 2010 at 5:04 am

Federal lawmakers have again extended unemployment benefits after a nearly two week lapse. Eastern Iowa Congressman Dave Loebsack says “a handful of politically motivated individuals tried to score political points on an issue that to some families literally means the difference between buying groceries or paying the bills.” The House passed the extension March 17. The Senate approved it last week.