Wednesday, July 23, 2014


National Journal | Is It Time to Declare the Death of Emergency Unemployment Insurance?
Democrats in Congress and a handful of Republican senators have strived over the last seven months to renew emergency unemployment benefits for the millions of American workers who have been living without a job for more than six months. But this week, once again, House Republicans pulled the rug out from under them, leaving prospects for the program's continuation at an all-time low.
Washington Times | Obama, Biden overhaul job training programs
House Republicans may be suing President Obama for executive overreach, but for one day at least, members of the GOP joined the president at the White House Tuesday as the administration announced a sweeping overhaul of the federal government’s job-training programs.