Group wants payment plan for utilities

Online event talks about economic impact of ongoing pandemic.

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April 20, 2020 - 10:10 AM

While there still are no confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Allen County, its effect is hitting the pocketbooks of area families. 

Humanity House organizers gathered online last week to discuss a number of economic issues stemming from the ongoing pandemic.

They’re aware of the skyrocketing state and national unemployment rates — 22 million Americans have filed for jobless benefits as of last week.  For Allen County, 189 had filed for unemployment the week of April 5-11. A month ago, 26 had filed. 

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