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House Finance Committee rams through unemployment insurance rewrite
Posted By Rob Schofield On January 31, 2013 @ 11:52 am In Uncategorized | Comments Disabled
As expected, Republican members of the North Carolina House Finance Committee quickly approved a massive overhaul of state unemployment insurance law  this morning. In just over an hour and half, the Committee explained, debated, considered amendments to and received limited public comment on a 68-page measure that imposes the most draconian cuts to unemployment insurance that experts believe has ever happened in the United States. Gluttons for punishment can watch a video the whole embarrassing show at WRAL.com .
There were so many errors, untruths and offensive moments during the meeting that it’s hard to know where to begin in describing it. Here are just a few:
In sum, the meeting was, as many had feared, a sad and embarrassing kangaroo session. It was also, in all likelihood, a preview of the kind of legislative “process” North Carolinians can look forward to over the coming months.
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 a massive overhaul of state unemployment insurance law: http://www.ncleg.net/gascripts/BillLookUp/BillLookUp.pl?Session=2013&BillID=h4
 WRAL.com: http://www.wral.com/
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