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Cutting Unemployment Aid Didn't Get Many Unemployed Americans Back To Work

Cutting Unemployment Aid Didn't Get Many Unemployed Americans Back To Work

Update: 2021-09-071
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Some twelve million Americans saw their expanded unemployment assistance expire Monday as the delta variant throttles the nation's economic recovery. Research from the states that halted the aid programs earlier this summer suggests the end of benefits will hurt spending and won't do much to get people back into the workforce.

So far, neither Congress nor the Biden administration are pushing to renew the benefits.

This episode: White House correspondent Tamara Keith, White House correspondent Ayesha Rascoe, and chief economics correspondent Scott Horsley.

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Cutting Unemployment Aid Didn't Get Many Unemployed Americans Back To Work

Cutting Unemployment Aid Didn't Get Many Unemployed Americans Back To Work

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