Thursday, July 01, 2010

Stand-alone bill passes the US House of Representatives today for some US unemployed

The House of Representatives approved a standalone measure that would grant an unemployment extension to the millions of Americans currently without unemployment benefits.

The House voted in favor of the new measure, 270-153. A handful of Republicans also voted for an unemployment extension. The measure will need to be approved by the Senate, which has had a history of rejecting the bill.

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