n. WTSHTF: The Gravy Train is Running out of Steam

Total Page Views For WTSHTF

Look Around You

Look Around You
Animate your pics = "click the pic" above

Friday, April 22, 2011

The Gravy Train is Running out of Steam

…now the sustenance has been cut off. The federal Extended Benefits program, which provides up to 20 weeks of benefits for long-term unemployed who burn through both state benefits and federal Emergency Unemployment Compensation, expired this month in North Carolina, Tennessee and Wisconsin.
The deadline for payouts passed on April 16. The North Carolina General Assembly approved a bill that would preserve the benefits, but Gov. Bev Perdue (D) vetoed it Saturday because Republicans paired the measure with deep budget cuts. St. Louis is one of 37,000 long-term unemployed North Carolinians who have been left hanging.

No comments:

Post a Comment