An estimated 2.1 million workers are in danger of losing their unemployment insurance by the end of the year without congressional action.
A report from the Democratic staff of the House Ways and Means Committee provides a state-by-state breakdown of how many of the unemployed will lose their benefits. The report was released Monday by Ways and Means Committee ranking member Sander Levin, D-Mich., and Human Resources Subcommittee ranking member Lloyd Doggett, D-Texas. Levin and Doggett called for prompt action to prevent unemployment benefits from being cut off for more than 2 million Americans just a few days after Christmas.
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