Published: May 14, 2021
WASHINGTON - More than 1.9 million Americans in Alabama, Mississippi and 14 other Republican-led states are set to have their unemployment checks slashed significantly starting in June, as GOP governors seek to restrict jobless assistance in an effort to force more people to return to work.
Published: Mar 02, 2021
Erika Rose was shocked this month when she sat down to do her taxes and realized she owed $600 to the federal government. She's been unemployment since April and has spent much of the winter stretching every penny to pay rent and to keep the lights on. On a recent trip to the grocery store, she only had $20 in her bank account.