Uncategorized

ICYMI: What North Carolina’s Unemployment Cliff Means

So the unemployment cliff is here, the day when the legislation to overhaul the state’s unemployment insurance system takes effect. In a series of blog posts last week, we highlighted what it will mean.  In case you missed it, here is a summary:

One Comment


  1. Kenneth Glick

    July 2, 2013 at 4:11 pm

    Any first-year economics student will tell you that the last money people have to spend, the lower the economic activity for a given area (in this case, North Carolina). Forget the coldhearted crudeness of North Carolina’s right-wing approach to unemployment insurance, it’s also shortsighted and self-defeating.

Check Also

Federal tax changes benefit the wealthy, reduce funding for NC communities

Last week, with the release of the tax ...

Top Stories from NCPW

  • News
  • Commentary

Two groups seeking state contracts to run struggling North Carolina schools have professional ties t [...]

North Carolinians will lose their “precious right to vote,” as U.S. Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader [...]

Saturday nights at the 311 Motor Speedway in rural Pine Hall smell of fast food and fuel. Wooden ble [...]

Cornelius Redfearn, principal at Durham’s Glenn Elementary, said Tuesday night that the looming unce [...]

The post NCAA Legitimacy Deflated appeared first on NC Policy Watch. [...]

There are lots of reasons for people to get off of the sidelines and commit themselves to new and su [...]

4---number of days since The Trump administration announced its decision to halt cost-sharing subsid [...]

Hypocrisy in politics is hardly a new phenomenon but rarely is it as boldly on display as it was las [...]

Featured | Special Projects

NC Budget 2017
The maze of the NC Budget is complex. Follow the stories to follow the money.
Read more


NC Redistricting 2017
New map, new districts, new lawmakers. Here’s what you need to know about gerrymandering in NC.
Read more