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Cuts To Unemployment Insurance Have Left More People In Poverty

The Huffington Post | Arthur Delaney | Posted 09.17.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Unemployment insurance played a smaller role in reducing poverty in 2012 than it did in previous years, according to government data rel...

Arthur Delaney

CBO: Unemployment Benefits Prevented Record Poverty Rate In 2009

HuffingtonPost.com | Arthur Delaney | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

WASHINGTON -- Extended unemployment insurance put in place to fight the recession prevented the poverty rate from rising to 15.4 percent in 2009, a le...