A federal budget deal does not address looming cuts in benefit extentions
Tens of thousands of Nevadans receiving extended jobless benefits will see their weekly checks dramatically reduced
Nearly 25,000 Nevadans are being notified that their jobless benefits will be cut off after this week unless Congress acts by Tuesday to extend federal emergency unemployment compensation.
Thousands of Nevadans will lose jobless benefits at the end of the year unless Congress votes to extend federal assistance.
The wife of Congressman Joe Heck collected unemployment after her husband was elected to the House.
Officials announced Monday that the unemployment rate is low enough that Nevada is no longer eligible to pay State Extended Benefits, which assist 5,500 Nevadans who have exhausted other jobless benefits.
A key Senate Republican indicated he would support extending jobless benefits in exchange for extending all the Bush-era tax cuts.