As a result, more than 1.3 million laid-off workers who have already lost benefits, won't get them restored before Congress goes on a week-long break for Independence Day. The last extension expired at the end of May.
The House passed a bill Thursday, to extend unemployment payments for up to a total of 99 weeks, for people whose state-paid benefits have run out. The benefits would be available through the end of November, at a cost of $33.9 billion.
Senate Republicans, however, successfully filibustered a similar bill Wednesday night, before senators adjourned for the Congressional recess.
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Updated: 01/21/2013 - Courtney Davis, the founder of Ingen Art Gallery and Studio, sits down to talk with us about her motivations for turning her dream into a reality.
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Posted: 06/15/2012 - Board of Regents approves increase.