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Fixing Broken State Unemployment Insurance Systems

February 9, 2011

The systems for financing unemployment insurance (UI) in many states are broken, and without major reforms, will remain broken for many years, requiring years of high federal taxes on employers and threatening UI’s role as a key economic stabilizer during recessions.

CBO: Up to 3.6 Million People Owe Their Jobs to the Recovery Act

November 29, 2010

A new Congressional Budget Office analysis finds that the 2009 Recovery Act(ARRA) is continuing to save jobs and protect the economy from what would have been a much deeper recession. As we describe in an updated analysis, in the third quarter of 2010 the Recovery Act:

CBO: Up to 3.3 Million People Owe Their Jobs to the Recovery Act

August 24, 2010

A new Congressional Budget Office analysis finds that the 2009 Recovery Act is
continuing to save jobs and protect the economy from what would have been a much deeper recession. As of June, the Recovery Act had:

Prospects Brighten for State Assistance

June 8, 2010

Good news for education, health care, public safety, human services, and – oh yes – good news for the economy:

2.8 Million More Reasons to Like the Recovery Act

May 27, 2010

A new Congressional Budget Office analysis, which we’ve briefly summarized here, finds that the Recovery Act is continuing to save jobs and protect the economy from what would have been a much worse recession. As of March, the Recovery Act had:

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