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Mapping the Impact of the Senate Deal on Jobless Benefits

A top priority when Congress returns to work next week should be for the Senate to pass the bipartisan deal worked out last week to restore Emergency Unemployment Compensation (EUC) benefits, and for the House to then get on board as well.  These two maps show the big difference that the deal would make for unemployed workers.  (For updated data on unemployment rates in each state, click here.)
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