Democrats say 130,000 in Michigan will lose unemployment benefits without extension

1:20 pm
Thu November 7, 2013

Democrats say 130,000 in Michigan will lose unemployment benefits without extension

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Republicans argue program costs too much
Nearly 44,000 people in Michigan will lose unemployment benefits in late December if Congress doesnt extend emergency benefits, while another 86,500 people in Michigan would lose benefits by June 2014, according to a Thursday report. The House Ways and Means Committees Democrats said an estimated 1.3 million Americans nationwide will lose benefits the week of Dec.