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Senate poised to give final approval to unemployment benefits cuts (video)
Posted By Clayton Henkel On February 13, 2013 @ 6:16 am In Uncategorized | Comments Disabled
The N.C. Senate is expected to give final approval Wednesday to House Bill 4, legislation that will sharply reduce the amount and duration of unemployment benefits for jobless North Carolinians.
Sen. Bob Rucho, who urged his colleagues to reject a handful of Democrat-sponsored amendments Tuesday to ease the impact on the unemployed, says the bill will pay off the state’s $2.5 billion debt to the federal government within three years.
Critics say the bill would:
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