State Level Unemployment Benefits Are Rapidly Expiring

by Mike ‘Mish’ Shedlock
The Street

Unemployment insurance varies widely state by state. Those with expiring benefits are in serious trouble.

Confusing Array of State and Federal Programs

My chart is modified from CBPP Center on Budget and Policy Priorities Policy Basics: How Many Weeks of Unemployment Compensation Are Available?

Where I show two numbers, the first number is regular state unemployment insurance and the second number (if present) represents extended benefits.

I suggested a change in the CBPP chart as I posted above, breaking out South Carolina and noting most states have 39 or more weeks of benefits in addition to 13 weeks of PEUC,

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