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Urge Pennsylvania’s Senators to Unemployment Insurance Extension Now

From the Half in Ten Campaign (http://www.halfinten.org):   The federal unemployment insurance program expired on November 30, 2010. As a result, 2 million jobless workers will lose their benefits during the holiday season alone, putting families and children at risk … Continue reading

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Calls Needed Now! Support Unemployment Benefit Extension, Equal Pay, Child Care/Head Start, and National Housing Trust Fund

Congress started its “lame duck” session today, and there is much unfinished business—most critically, an extension of unemployment benefits to support millions of Americans still struggling to find jobs in this difficult economy. However, all need support, and your help … Continue reading

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Support Extending Unemployment Benefits—Sign Online Petition, Attend Vigil on November 22

From the National Environmental Law Project (http://www.nelp.org):   The recent elections were in many ways a referendum on the US economy.  Now that the elections are over the first real test on how the Congress will deal with a major … Continue reading

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Urge Congress to Extend Unemployment Benefits and TANF Emergency Fund

Scroll down for actions–two actions (unemployment benefit extension and TANF Emergency Fund extension).   From the Half in Ten Campaign (http://www.halfinten.org):   The recession may officially be over, but it doesn’t feel that way to Roz, a laid off and … Continue reading

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Congress Must Extend Unemployment Benefits in Lame Duck Session

From the Coalition on Human Needs (http://www.chn.org):   On July 21, Congress passed H.R. 4213 (http://www.govtrack.us/congress/bill.xpd?bill=h111-4213), which was signed into law the next day by President Obama, extending unemployment benefits for the long-term unemployed through the end of November 2010. … Continue reading

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