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BY Fight Back! Editors | United States | 9/25/12
The federal government is on course for large spending cuts and tax increases starting January of 2013.
BY Masao Suzuki | San José, CA | 5/13/12
In the first five months of this year, more than 400,000 jobless workers have been cut from collecting unemployment insurance benefits under the Federal Extended Benefits (EB) program.
BY Masao Suzuki | San José, CA | 12/14/11
On Dec. 9, Republican Congressman Dave Camp of Michigan introduced a bill, H.R. 3630, that would cut federal extended unemployment insurance benefits from a maximum of 73 weeks to only 33 weeks.
BY Masao Suzuki | San José, CA | 6/25/10
On June 24, Republican Senators, along with Nebraska Democrat Ben Nelson blocked a vote on extending Federal Unemployment Insurance benefits. After the 57-41 vote to end debate (60 votes are needed in the Senate to stop arguing and start voting), Democratic Senate leader Harry Reid of Nevada pronounced the measure dead.
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