Liberty and Freedom
Your opinion counts.
1. I support no extension of federal unemployment benefits and support maintaining 26 weeks in state unemployment benefits.
2. I support extending federal unemployment benefits by 20 weeks and support maintaining 26 weeks in state unemployment benefits .
3. I support extending the federal unemployment benefits by 20 weeks and support dropping state unemployment benefits to 20 weeks in one year.
4. I support extending the federal unemployment benefits by 20 weeks and support dropping state unemployment after one year on a sliding scale starting at 20 weeks if the state unemployment rate is over 10% and moving down to 6 weeks if the unemployment rate drops to <5%.
Individuals don't pay any money into the funds, only employers; they only take away, however in the long stretch they receive a lesser wage because of the employers tax.
I support #1.
The time is now to end these handouts.
We favor option 1. there should be no extension of unemployment benefits. We believe extending benefits discourages the unemployed from seeking and/or taking a job that provides compensation similar to what they can get by staying home and collecting unemployment benefits.
Deborah and Karl Teuteberg