TITLE

A Rainy-Day Fund Dries Up

AUTHOR(S)
Snell, Kelsey
PUB. DATE
February 2012
SOURCE
National Journal;2/4/2012, p9
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports on the dispute among members of the U.S. Congress over a short-term extension of unemployment benefits. An agreement is being developed by several House and Senate negotiators that would continue both the jobless aid and a payroll-tax cut through the end of 2012. The contentious issue is the viability of the program which faces an insurance system which is under heavy strain from the effects of the recession.
ACCESSION #
71833372

 

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