Senate Leaves Town as Unemployment Benefits Set to Expire

  • The Senate adjourned for weekend with no deal in sight to extend the extra $600 per week unemployment benefits enacted in the CARES act.
  • Millions of people whose employment has been disrupted by the coronavirus pandemic are set to lose the benefits, which in many cases have been a crucial lifeline.
  • The benefits expire Sunday, but Monday is the earliest action can be taken by congress.

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