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Payroll Tax Deal

Payroll Tax Deal Sets Tone for Election-Year Finances

Richard Barrington | Posted 04.29.2012 | Business
Richard Barrington

The move to extend unemployment benefit comes at a time when job growth is improving. It targets special relief for high unemployment states, but given the disparity of unemployment rates among states, shouldn't people be encouraged to move to where the jobs are?

Michael McAuliff

Payroll Tax Deal Finalized Before Vote | Michael McAuliff | Posted 02.17.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Lawmakers signed off on the final details of the bill to extend a payroll tax cut and unemployment benefits Thursday, likely clearing th...

Arthur Delaney

Payroll Tax Deal Would Allow Drug Testing, Reduce Unemployment To 73 Weeks [UPDATE] | Arthur Delaney | Posted 02.16.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The maximum duration of unemployment insurance would gradually fall from 99 weeks to 73 weeks over the course of the year under the payr...

Arthur Delaney

Top Dem: Congress 'A Long Way From Getting There' On Payroll Deal | Arthur Delaney | Posted 02.15.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Despite optimism by Republican leaders and assurances Tuesday evening that congressional negotiators had reached a deal to preserve a po...