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H.R.6867 Unemployment Compensation Extension Act of 2008, 110th Congress

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  • Latest Action: Nov 21, 2008 Became Public Law No: 110-449.

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  • Committee Assignment: House Committee on Ways and Means

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  • This bill's most-recent vote occurred on November 20, 2008, with a roll call of 89 ayes, 6 nays, and 4 not voting.

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  • 24% of users oppose H.R.6867

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  • H.R.6867 has been viewed 355,944 times

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    OpenCongress Bill Summary

    • This bill would provide for seven more weeks of unemployment insurance benefits for those whose benefits have run out, but still have not found work. In states with an unemployment rate above six percent - like Rhode Island, Michigan and California - the bill would provide for an additional 13 weeks of extended benefits.

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      Here's a summary from OpenCongress.org: This bill would provide for seven more weeks of unemployment insurance benefits for those whose benefits have run out, but still have not found work. In states with an unemployment rate above six percent - like Rhode Island, Michigan and California - the bill would provide for an additional 13 weeks of extended benefits.

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    Highest Rated User Comments

    • On October 12, 2008, by Anonymous - If the moderators would shut you down with all your false poster names and fake posts, maybe this forum would become productive and useful. There were some honest people on this site and they are understandably gone. You're all that's left and you're not only a sad case, you're pitiful. Like other websites, I hope OpenCongress will make this forum a "sign-in" only forum and record the IP address of every contributor.

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      As noted by Anonymous, a user on OpenCongress.org, on October 12, 2008, "If the moderators would shut you down with all your false poster names and fake posts, maybe this forum would become productive and useful. There were some honest people on this site and they are understandably gone. You're all that's left and you're not only a sad case, you're pitiful. Like other websites, I hope OpenCongress will make this forum a "sign-in" only forum and record the IP address of every contributor."
    • On October 12, 2008, by Anonymous - From Pster above: "I hope OpenCongress will make this forum a "sign-in" only forum and record the IP address of every contributor." ~~~~~~~~~ I couldnt agree more. I think you would find a lot more helpful people return if that was enforced. Its hard to keep trying to help the cause when all you are getting is uneccesary spiteful, malicious comments for your efforts.

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      As noted by Anonymous, a user on OpenCongress.org, on October 12, 2008, "From Pster above: "I hope OpenCongress will make this forum a "sign-in" only forum and record the IP address of every contributor." ~~~~~~~~~ I couldnt agree more. I think you would find a lot more helpful people return if that was enforced. Its hard to keep trying to help the cause when all you are getting is uneccesary spiteful, malicious comments for your efforts. "
    • On October 14, 2008, by Anonymous - Tell him there's this mentally ill troll with dissociative identity disorder who consumes himself with receiving government handouts. Then tell him the incompetent idiot lives in Washington State and report him to the WA state ESD offices in either Spokane or in Olympia.

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      As noted by Anonymous, a user on OpenCongress.org, on October 14, 2008, "Tell him there's this mentally ill troll with dissociative identity disorder who consumes himself with receiving government handouts. Then tell him the incompetent idiot lives in Washington State and report him to the WA state ESD offices in either Spokane or in Olympia. "

    Highly Rated Blog Articles

    • Dose any one know how to apply for the November 2008 FLorida ... - April 06, 2012 by Troy Barnes - Best answer: Answer by John B You can go to OpenCongress to find other people talking about the unemployment extension. Some of the people on there are from Florida. http://www.opencongress.org/bill/110-h6867/show ...

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      As noted by Troy Barnes on April 06, 2012, "Best answer: Answer by John B You can go to OpenCongress to find other people talking about the unemployment extension. Some of the people on there are from Florida. http://www.opencongress.org/bill/110-h6867/show ..." (/url?q=http://joblessbloggers.com/dose-any-one-know-how-to-apply-for-the-november-2008-florida-unemployment-extension-after-original-expires/&sa=U&ei=azESUI6xOaGQ6gHUx4D4Cw&ved=0CCAQmAEwAQ&usg=AFQjCNF2YxRmT8UIOihuh3PSgkErgtz3yQ)
    • Dose any one know how to apply for the November 2008 FLorida ... - April 06, 2012 by Troy Barnes - Best answer: Answer by John B You can go to OpenCongress to find other people talking about the unemployment extension. Some of the people on there are from Florida. http://www.opencongress.org/bill/110-h6867/show ...

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      As noted by Troy Barnes on April 06, 2012, "Best answer: Answer by John B You can go to OpenCongress to find other people talking about the unemployment extension. Some of the people on there are from Florida. http://www.opencongress.org/bill/110-h6867/show ..." (/url?q=http://joblessbloggers.com/dose-any-one-know-how-to-apply-for-the-november-2008-florida-unemployment-extension-after-original-expires/&sa=U&ei=LL4BUKrpIoTM2AWU9piJCw&ved=0CCAQmAEwAQ&usg=AFQjCNF9_9BU1AlSvMkx3HUpHHGTNnrWJA)
    • Dose any one know how to apply for the November 2008 FLorida ... - April 06, 2012 by Troy Barnes - Best answer: Answer by John B You can go to OpenCongress to find other people talking about the unemployment extension. Some of the people on there are from Florida. http://www.opencongress.org/bill/110-h6867/show ...

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      As noted by Troy Barnes on April 06, 2012, "Best answer: Answer by John B You can go to OpenCongress to find other people talking about the unemployment extension. Some of the people on there are from Florida. http://www.opencongress.org/bill/110-h6867/show ..." (/url?q=http://joblessbloggers.com/dose-any-one-know-how-to-apply-for-the-november-2008-florida-unemployment-extension-after-original-expires/&sa=U&ei=3RHkT4blNeyx0QHKztzQCQ&ved=0CCAQmAEwAQ&usg=AFQjCNFUAtQ6Xg0VXvPH5usezgXsbT9RJQ)

    Highly Rated News Articles

    • President signs UI extension bill - December 15, 2008 by CCH - President Bush on November 21 signed HR 6867, the Unemployment Compensation Extension Act of 2008. The new law extends emergency unemployment benefits to ...

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      As noted by CCH on December 15, 2008, "President Bush on November 21 signed HR 6867, the Unemployment Compensation Extension Act of 2008. The new law extends emergency unemployment benefits to ..." (http://hr.cch.com/news/hrm/121608a.asp)
    • The Policy Road Ahead: Post-Election Congressional Session Update - December 02, 2008 by Mondaq News Alerts (registration), UK - HR 6867 would provide an additional seven weeks of extended unemployment benefits in every state, plus another 13 weeks in states where the unemployment ...

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      As noted by Mondaq News Alerts (registration), UK on December 02, 2008, "HR 6867 would provide an additional seven weeks of extended unemployment benefits in every state, plus another 13 weeks in states where the unemployment ..." (http://www.mondaq.com/article.asp?articleid=70948)
    • Thomas Voting Reports - November 22, 2008 by TheNewsTribune.com, WA - A yes vote backed HR 6867. Voting yes: Maria Cantwell, D; Patty Murray, D. Congress could meet in December to take up economic issues such as a bailout of ...

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      As noted by TheNewsTribune.com, WA on November 22, 2008, "A yes vote backed HR 6867. Voting yes: Maria Cantwell, D; Patty Murray, D. Congress could meet in December to take up economic issues such as a bailout of ..." (http://www.thenewstribune.com/news/government/story/546681.html)
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