Unemployment needle stuck at cataclysmic

"I’m sure there’s a long list of things that need funding right now, but there’s nothing more critical than making sure families are able to put food on the table."



September 4, 2020 - 1:37 PM

I appreciate that Gov. Laura Kelly cares that people are having a hard time making ends meet and wants to do something about it.

Wish others did.

On Thursday, the Republican-led State Finance Council rejected Kelly’s proposal to boost unemployment benefits by $100 a week. The stipend would have been tacked on to the additional $300 a week that President Donald Trump authorized last month, but has yet to make its way to state coffers.

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