Tentative Payroll Tax/UI Deal Would Cut Indeterminate Number of Weeks of Extended Unemployment Benefits

By: Wednesday February 15, 2012 6:20 am

Late yesterday afternoon, news broke of a tentative deal to extend the payroll tax cut, unemployment insurance and the “doc fix” on Medicare reimbursement rates. Only we shouldn’t say that the deal would extend unemployment benefits, because it wouldn’t extend all of them. There will be cuts to the maximum number of weeks of benefits [...]

House Republicans Whittle Down $447 Billion American Jobs Act to $11 Billion

By: Saturday September 17, 2011 9:06 am

The House GOP leadership has written a memo to their caucus picking and choosing what they would be willing to support in the American Jobs Act. The numbers come out to support for 1/44th of the overall price tag, about 2% of the total bill. As you may know, the AJA is comprised of about [...]

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