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Jobless may only see $300 federal boost under new Labor Department guidance

Jobless may only see $300 federal boost under new Labor Department guidance

States can count their existing payments toward their $100 match of unemployment benefits under the plan announced by President Donald Trump on Saturday, according to a Department of Labor guidance obtained by CNN. That would effectively limit the total federal boost to just $300, only half of what jobless Americans had been getting under the…MORE

Breaking down the executive actions Trump signed on coronavirus relief

Breaking down the executive actions Trump signed on coronavirus relief

With stimulus talks stalled, President Donald Trump announced he would go around Congress to deliver aid to Americans affected by the pandemic. But a close read of the actual text of executive actions he signed Saturday suggests that even if they are deemed constitutional, they will not quickly deliver the aid Trump promised. They may…MORE

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