Emergency Unemployment Compensation http://wkms.org en Extending Jobless Benefits Likely Delayed Again http://wkms.org/post/extending-jobless-benefits-likely-delayed-again The headlines tell the story:<p>-- "<a href="http://www.npr.org/2014/01/14/262503852/hopes-dim-for-long-term-extension-to-jobless-benefits" target="_blank">Hopes Dim For Long-Term Extension To Jobless Benefits</a>." (<em>All Things Considered</em>)<p>-- "<a href="http://www.politico.com/story/2014/01/unemployment-benefits-update-102165.html" target="_blank">Senate Blocks Jobless Aid</a>." (Politico)<p>-- "<a href="http://politicalticker.blogs.cnn.com/2014/01/14/senate-fails-to-advance-extended-jobless-benefits/">Extending unemployment benefits stumbles in Senate</a>." (CNN)<p>-- "<a href="http Wed, 15 Jan 2014 16:36:38 +0000 Mark Memmott 38053 at http://wkms.org Extending Jobless Benefits Likely Delayed Again Emergency Unemployment Compensation Extended http://wkms.org/post/emergency-unemployment-compensation-extended <p></p><p>People getting federal extended unemployment benefits can continue claiming them for at least another year. The Emergency Unemployment Compensation program was set to expire Dec. 29, but Congress has extended the program through Jan. 1, 2014. Fri, 04 Jan 2013 12:49:32 +0000 Whitney Jones & The Associated Press 26388 at http://wkms.org Emergency Unemployment Compensation Extended Extended Unemployment Benefits End http://wkms.org/post/extended-unemployment-benefits-end <p></p><p>About 30,000 Tennesseans and 24,000 Kentuckians are set to lose extended federal unemployment benefits this Wednesday. Congress created the Emergency Unemployment Compensation program in 2008 to help workers who had exhausted what they were receiving from the states. Mon, 31 Dec 2012 14:56:52 +0000 Whitney Jones & The Associated Press 26239 at http://wkms.org Extended Unemployment Benefits End IL Extended Federal Unemployment Insurance Ending http://wkms.org/post/il-extended-federal-unemployment-insurance-ending <p></p><p>The Illinois Department of Employment Security says a federal program that provided unemployment insurance beyond the state's initial 25-week coverage expires Dec. 29. Congress extended the Emergency Unemployment Compensation program earlier this year, but the extension included a provision to end the program later this month. It has provided long-term unemployed people with benefits for 20 weeks beyond the state program financed by Illinois businesses. Fri, 07 Dec 2012 14:20:15 +0000 The Associated Press & Whitney Jones 25409 at http://wkms.org IL Extended Federal Unemployment Insurance Ending