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Extend Unemployment Insurance

Hurting Americans Who Worked Hard, Played by the Rules

Rep. Matt Cartwright | Posted 06.14.2014 | Politics
Rep. Matt Cartwright

Since December 28, 2.3 million Americans have lost their unemployment insurance, with the expiration of the Emergency Unemployment Compensation program. Every week, on average, an additional 72,000 Americans are cut off -- the equivalent of one person every eight seconds.

Republicans Must Hear the Voices of the Unemployed (VIDEO)

Rep. Sandy Levin | Posted 02.14.2012 | Politics
Rep. Sandy Levin

By Feb. 18, more than 2 million Americans will have lost their unemployment insurance, a weekly benefit that -- while averaging just $300 -- provides vital assistance as the jobless look for work.