H.R.589 - Emergency Unemployment Compensation Expansion Act of 2011

To amend title IV of the Supplemental Appropriations Act, 2008 to provide for additional weeks of first-tier emergency unemployment compensation, and for other purposes. view all titles (4)

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  • Official: To amend title IV of the Supplemental Appropriations Act, 2008 to provide for additional weeks of first-tier emergency unemployment compensation, and for other purposes. as introduced.
  • Popular: Emergency Unemployment Compensation Expansion Act as introduced.
  • Popular: Emergency Unemployment Compensation Expansion Act of 2011 as introduced.
  • Short: Emergency Unemployment Compensation Expansion Act of 2011 as introduced.

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JohnB 02/11/2011 9:27am
in reply to Legion1 Feb 11, 2011 8:31am

I’ve been keeping busy, trading stocks to get by, since I can’t find work. Last November my mother (lives with me), got a blood clot in her lungs. I happened to be right next to her when it happned (she passed out while I ws getting her into her bed). I called 911, they got her to the hospital. Her doctor said had I waited she would have died. He saw the scan of her lungs and saw where the clot was. GOD’s timing. If this had happened any other time, if I had been in another room or even at my computer ( a way from her), she could have died. She’s doing great now, even better then before. She’s 85. She spent a week in the hospital and 2 months in skiled nursing (her insurance paid for every thing :)

WasMiddleClass 02/11/2011 9:27am

Thank you people. I see it is up to 76% for this bill on Washington Watch now.

WasMiddleClass 02/11/2011 9:10am
in reply to CTunemployed Feb 11, 2011 8:59am

We have our differences, but I like those guys in many ways. I’m not calling it the fleet, just viewers that may want to vote there too.

My frigging email is overflowing…and you know I don’t do twitter :P

CTunemployed 02/11/2011 8:59am
in reply to WasMiddleClass Feb 11, 2011 8:39am

We can do that if you want. Wouldn’t want to tread on your turf there fuzzy :-)

Did I see you on twitter old man?

Are you going to check your email this week?

Give me a call.

Legion1 02/11/2011 8:41am
in reply to sclark113 Feb 11, 2011 8:33am

k’ not sure Mr. Clark, I think/thought I was remembering the 20 week extension(tier3?) attached to the military appropriations bill under Bush.

WasMiddleClass 02/11/2011 8:39am
in reply to Legion1 Feb 11, 2011 8:36am

Thank you.

We need to show a little force to my Libertarian friends I think.

WasMiddleClass 02/11/2011 8:37am
in reply to Legion1 Feb 11, 2011 8:29am

I’m not the CBO my friend.

Legion1 02/11/2011 8:36am

I went over there & voted “Was” brought it down to 50/50 anyhow.

sclark113 02/11/2011 8:33am
in reply to Legion1 Feb 11, 2011 8:29am

Johamm – 16 billion sounds about right because it is only for 14 weeks. The 72 billion you are referring to was for a whole year…

WasMiddleClass 02/11/2011 8:33am
in reply to JohnB Feb 11, 2011 8:28am

Let’s try not to debate Ted Kennedy this time ;)

Legion1 02/11/2011 8:31am
in reply to JohnB Feb 11, 2011 8:28am

Thank you JohnB, you have been gone for a spell.

JohnB 02/11/2011 8:31am

For those in Calif, remember to keep logging into Cal Job every now and then. EDD will know if you’re unemployed if you keep logging in. If you don’t, they could remove your profile, and that could make it much harder to get any extended benefits.

WasMiddleClass 02/11/2011 8:30am
in reply to JohnB Feb 11, 2011 8:28am

Long time no see :)

Legion1 02/11/2011 8:29am
in reply to WasMiddleClass Feb 11, 2011 8:06am

“Was”, could you check on the price of this bill please. Seems low & for some reason, I’m thinking previous bills were in the $60 to $70 billion dollar range. Not sure though. I have $72 billion stuck in the noggin for some reason…

JohnB 02/11/2011 8:28am
in reply to Legion1 Feb 11, 2011 8:18am

I just voted for it. :)

WasMiddleClass 02/11/2011 8:25am

We need some votes over here big time too!

http://www.washingtonwatch.com/bills/show/112_HR_589.html#commentform

Legion1 02/11/2011 8:18am

C’mon people at least vote at the top right of the page in favor of this bill. 1261 views today, 67/1 votes….pitiful. I know it’s largely symbolic, but hey…if you can’t support it here, what’s that say about supporting this endeavor elsewhere?

VOTE DAMNIT

Either support this bill or don’t support, but at least vote!!!

WasMiddleClass 02/11/2011 8:16am
in reply to adamaiken Feb 11, 2011 7:27am

I like his stuff.

WasMiddleClass 02/11/2011 8:08am

Everyone please remember that WE are the people. Not any political party.

WasMiddleClass 02/11/2011 8:06am

Democrats challenge Republicans: extend lifeline to 99ers

Lee said she and co-author Scott are arguing “this is an emergency” in order to exempt the legislation from Congress’ pay-as-you-go requirements. But, short of that, they are discussing with the Obama administration and House Democratic leaders other ways to make up the estimated $14 to $16 billion needed, according to Josh Richman of the Bay Area News Group.

http://peoplesworld.org/democrats-challenge-republicans-extend-lifeline-to-99ers/

Legion1 02/11/2011 8:05am

adam, it didn’t end with Bush, it continues with Obama.

Legion1 02/11/2011 8:03am
in reply to WasMiddleClass Feb 11, 2011 6:36am

Yup, I posted that 2 days ago on 3706. That’s why I say Obama is just as much the enemy as the rest of them. This isn’t coming from ‘pubs, it’s Obama’s idea. This guy is hangin’ himself for a 2nd term.

adamaiken 02/11/2011 7:28am

You really have to admire the Egyptians for what they were able to pull off. They sacrificed their lives for what was right. Too bad Americans could not have done this when Bush was bringing down America .

adamaiken 02/11/2011 7:27am

Just watched Capitalism, A Love Affair. That documentary just about says it all.

WasMiddleClass 02/11/2011 7:22am
in reply to where Feb 11, 2011 7:18am

Hey! what the heck are all those flapping flags?

I flagged myself too :)

where 02/11/2011 7:18am
in reply to BPennett Feb 11, 2011 7:10am

I tryed it too, And it sure does flag you! Lol =)

Just kidding!

BPennett 02/11/2011 7:10am
in reply to BPennett Feb 11, 2011 3:00am

oops……. I just clicked the red flag to see what it was??? and flagged my own comment…..good lord:(:(:(

WasMiddleClass 02/11/2011 7:10am
in reply to NikkiJax Feb 11, 2011 7:02am

The odds are stacked against us, but we will fight with all we have.

It is our only option…

BPennett 02/11/2011 7:05am
in reply to BPennett Feb 11, 2011 1:25am

College grads will need a Phd in patience…….this guy uses smoke and mirrors……. Where he is slacking he uses symantics (ie “saved or created”) to puff himslf up…… and when they are stumped they degrade (ie 99er’s)the suffering……it’s very sad……

Then the talking heads will say they are “PARSING” the language……TALK TALK TALK……

Please don’t let this country deteriorate into a country of BULL SHIT!!!!! we are talking simple and straight in laymens terms…..create JOBS JOBS JOBS!!!!!!!!!!!!!

As was the case with 9/11, he could have used unemployment as the biggest rallying issue since than but he missed it……

http://cid-0346ebb7f74ee992.photos.live.com/self.aspx/Smoke%20and%20Mirrors%20Man/My%20Movie.wmv

NikkiJax 02/11/2011 7:02am

Hey everyone, it’s nice to see you all here on ANOTHER bill to help us. Do any of you think this will come to fruition? I’m tired of getting my hopes up!


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