Skip to comments.Feds tell Wis. unemployment benefits end next week (Feds WARN WI)
Posted on 04/05/2012 2:14:06 PM PDT by Jean S
MADISON, Wis. (AP) The federal government has warned Wisconsin officials the state's unemployment rate has improved enough to end extended jobless benefits.
Wisconsin's unemployment rate had been high enough to qualify jobless people in the state for 13 extra weeks of federal unemployment benefits. But the state's three-month average improved to 7 percent in February, making the state ineligible for the extra money.
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They will blame it on the republicans for taking their ‘benefits’ away....................
Odumbo and his regime timed it to rev up the recall against Gov Walker.
The Fed’s sticking the knife in Gov. Walker.
Wow, the Feds are recalling extended jobless benefits in Wisconsin.
Wisconsin Unemployment period cut by Feds ping
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They just told Washington State the same thing. It appears if your unemployment rate drops enough for the Administration to think the sheeple will forget the bad economy, then federal extensions end.
The left in Wisconsin seem very stupid to me. If the people think getting rid of Walker will help them, they have another thing coming. Large lay-offs hang in the balance on this vote for those currently employed by the state.
Expect a lot of good employment news from the commies in the months leading up the the “election”. Nothing but “good news”! Barry’s union thugs and their toadies in the state run MSM will make sure of it.
Now we here in FR are complaining ?
It IS all over.
This is also happening in Washington state.
There are two kinds of emergency extensions.
The second kind, I forget the name, can take you out to 99 weeks.
No new applicants for that.
But, people currently on it stay on until January 2013, or before that date, if their benefit period expires.
“Emergency Unemployment Compensation” (EUC) is still available in Washington.
I think that lasts an extra 26 weeks.
EUC will still accept new applicants, but everyone will get phased out by January 2013, no matter what.
The old fashioned, regular 26 weeks of UC is still available to everyone.
“The federal government has warned Wisconsin officials the state’s unemployment rate has improved..”
The Dems are running commercials in Wisconsin saying Walker has DESTROYED JOBS!
HOW CAN THIS BE?
The federal government’s multiple extension of unemployment benefits is a big part of the problem. Without the benefits, laid off workers are more likely to accept employment at a place of last resort such as a poultry processing plant.
New York State doesn’t get extended benefits, but then theres a trick, NY only pays a maximum of $405 per week unemployment -while New Jersey and Mass pay $615-630 per week.
It’s NY’s dirty little secret of perceived prosperity. It helps NY maintain better stats while sinking ever lower and faster. People on the revolving unemployment lifestyle collect across the boarder.
why do you think Odungo had 6 SS cards?
OBAMA FOR OBAMA
And this is a bad thing? Probably the most sensible policy I've seen from this administration.
So Walker has IMPROVED the WI economy to the degree that more people don’t NEED unemployment $. And this is a BAD thing? Shouldn’t the WH be celebrating Obama’s policies WORKING?
Your state is doing too well, knock it off!!!!!!!!!
It's so transparent, it's disgusting. This guy has done nothing for 4 years except find ways to get another 4 years.
This could backfire...I mean people might actually get a job...? I hope it doesn’t come to that../s
Boy. That is without doubt what's going to happen when in reality its all those bused in union thugs that have gone home and fancy accounting that's going to save Americans a few dollars.
To liberals it is a bad thing.
Conservatives measure success by how many people come off the welfare rolls. Liberals measure success by how many people they put on the welfare rolls.
Walker is NOT going to be recalled. Too many folks know what he’s doing is working well. Government unions are hardly universally loved by anyone here.
More vivid illustrations of how the gubbermint rewards failure and punishes success.
If WI votes Walker out of office, they deserve every socialist plague that comes their way.
Structurally I think the norm for unemployment will still be higher than what we are used to as employers still worry about Obamacare.
Punishing Walker all over again for being successful. Doing it by hurting the people who might vote for him. Machiavelli would have been hard pressed to come up with a scheme this dastardly...or is it bastar....never mind. Same difference anyway.
I’m not aware that it is LEGAL (ewww...that word Barry has been getting beat up with lately) to cut off ONE state arbitrarily from a Federal Program. But I’m sure that so called AG will find a way to make it “legal.”
Switch it around. Tell people that the extra benefits stopped because Odumbo's stimulus worked. heehee
“They will blame it on the republicans for taking their benefits away....................”
You hit the nail on the head. That is exactly what they are going to do. I bet they will also throw a “blame Bush” on there too.
Total coincidence I'm sure.
And all you did, rube, was get laid off at the end of the worst unemployment cycle in the modern era...bad timing, eh, Schlub?
Bobo won't miss Schlub's vote in a state he can't afford to lose, lol.
Wisconsin should tell the Feds to take their money and shove it.
Why doesn’t the Federal government simply borrow more money? That’s what they do in every other instance.
Gee, we have to cut unemployment benefits so that the money can go to our labor union friends.
Obama is Huey Long.
Too many people in this country and Wisconsin look at getting off welfare is a bad thing. They don’t want an improving economy and they don’t want no stinking jobs, just more handouts.
This happened in Gnu Yak a few months ago then it got bad again...This is just to inflame the Uber Libs against Scott Walker...Ain’t gonna work!
Unless Boz gets re-coronated then all bets are off.
Exactly what they will do.