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H.R.4213 Unemployment Compensation Extension Act of 2010, 111th Congress

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  • Latest Action: Jul 22, 2010 Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.

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  • This bill's most-recent vote occurred on July 22, 2010, with a roll call of 272 ayes, 152 nays, and 9 not voting.

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  • 15% of users oppose H.R.4213

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    OpenCongress Bill Summary

    • This bill, now law, extended the filing deadline for federal unemployment insurance benefits until November 30, 2010. For more info on the latest news re: unemployment insurance on a state-by-state basis, please visit our publicly-editable BenefitWiki project. To view other bills related to the economy, please visit the Labor section of our editorially-curated Hot Bills page.

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    • AFL-CIO

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    • Americans for Tax Reform

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    Highest Rated User Comments

    • On March 18, 2010, by MTeinert - I don't appreciate you calling me a deadbeat because i got laid off from my job of ten years making more money than you and your mother combined because of the real deadbeats who take loans that they don't pay back. Now i have to settle for this unemployment check. You're a deadbeat that has no idea what is going on so i suggest you keep your prissy mouth shut.

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      As noted by MTeinert, a user on OpenCongress.org, on March 18, 2010, " I don't appreciate you calling me a deadbeat because i got laid off from my job of ten years making more money than you and your mother combined because of the real deadbeats who take loans that they don't pay back. Now i have to settle for this unemployment check. You're a deadbeat that has no idea what is going on so i suggest you keep your prissy mouth shut. "
    • On May 23, 2010, by vmo1969 - Well, I found out why unemployment went down, when you reach your limit of weeks they will not let you file unemployment even though you have exhausted your moneys, you are still unemployed and they should allow us to be counted as unemployed instead of making the numbers look better. We still do not have a job and now we have no voice in the numbers. This is unacceptable. We should be counted and not discarded, I have been actively everyday for 20 months looking for a job, even the minimum wage jobs but they will hire a high school student before me because I have to much job history, but I need a job. Add more weeks, we are looking for jobs, there are none out there because the economy is not coming back fast enough and if there is not more weeks added, more people are going to loose their houses and the economy will not recover. The government helped out the banks and automotive industry's, other country's, when our country's people need help also.

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      As noted by vmo1969, a user on OpenCongress.org, on May 23, 2010, "Well, I found out why unemployment went down, when you reach your limit of weeks they will not let you file unemployment even though you have exhausted your moneys, you are still unemployed and they should allow us to be counted as unemployed instead of making the numbers look better. We still do not have a job and now we have no voice in the numbers. This is unacceptable. We should be counted and not discarded, I have been actively everyday for 20 months looking for a job, even the minimum wage jobs but they will hire a high school student before me because I have to much job history, but I need a job. Add more weeks, we are looking for jobs, there are none out there because the economy is not coming back fast enough and if there is not more weeks added, more people are going to loose their houses and the economy will not recover. The government helped out the banks and automotive industry's, other country's, when our country's people need help also. "
    • On June 25, 2010, by Alant - Dear Senators, I just want to say thank you. Thank you for giving tax breaks to companies for moving overseas causing me to be laidoff. Thank you for voting against the ext. for unemployment, now we don't have to decide what to eat today because now we can't buy anything to eat. Thank you for calling me and millions of Americans out of work "lazy and dead beats". At least now we really know how much you care about us. Also I would like to say congats on giving yourself raises, I will sleep better underneath some tree in the woods knowing you will not be going hungry. Last but not least, Thank you for turning my America Dream in our American Nightmare. I do have one question, How can you live with yourselves after turning your back on your own people? You send our children to war with other countries so those countries can have a better life while you let your own fellow Americas suffer. Oh I forgot, they have oil! In God we trust, In our government, we no longer can!

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      As noted by Alant, a user on OpenCongress.org, on June 25, 2010, "Dear Senators, I just want to say thank you. Thank you for giving tax breaks to companies for moving overseas causing me to be laidoff. Thank you for voting against the ext. for unemployment, now we don't have to decide what to eat today because now we can't buy anything to eat. Thank you for calling me and millions of Americans out of work "lazy and dead beats". At least now we really know how much you care about us. Also I would like to say congats on giving yourself raises, I will sleep better underneath some tree in the woods knowing you will not be going hungry. Last but not least, Thank you for turning my America Dream in our American Nightmare. I do have one question, How can you live with yourselves after turning your back on your own people? You send our children to war with other countries so those countries can have a better life while you let your own fellow Americas suffer. Oh I forgot, they have oil! In God we trust, In our government, we no longer can!"

    Highly Rated Blog Articles

    • F Word: Gordon at Marshgate Prison - January 02, 2011 by Jobless Bloggers - ... offer him at job in 2007) I decided to upload the whole prison clip. Enjoy! Popular Posts: TIer 5 Unemployment Extension Update 05/15/2010 Unemployment Extension SENATE Tuesday July 20 2010 HR 4213, HR 5618 Stocks Posting Sharp [...]

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      As noted by Jobless Bloggers on January 02, 2011, "... offer him at job in 2007) I decided to upload the whole prison clip. Enjoy! Popular Posts: TIer 5 Unemployment Extension Update 05/15/2010 Unemployment Extension SENATE Tuesday July 20 2010 HR 4213, HR 5618 Stocks Posting Sharp [...]" (http://joblessbloggers.com/f-word-gordon-at-marshgate-prison/)
    • Personal year 9 in 2011 - 2010 Roth Ira Conversion | Vote 4 The USA - January 02, 2011 by Vote 4 The USA - On Wednesday (March 10) the Senate passed H.R. 4213 which, among other provisions, extends emergency unemployment compensation thru the end of December. The bill now goes to the House of Representatives for approval. Know better? ...

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      As noted by Vote 4 The USA on January 02, 2011, "On Wednesday (March 10) the Senate passed H.R. 4213 which, among other provisions, extends emergency unemployment compensation thru the end of December. The bill now goes to the House of Representatives for approval. Know better? ..." (http://vote4theusa.us/2011/01/2010-roth-ira-conversion/)
    • Financial Services Hearing March 25 | America Shopping - January 02, 2011 by America Shopping - HR 4213, aka. Chris Dodd's Finance Reform is TARP on steroids. Sec 1109. VETO IT. btw, audit the fed was already written into law in the Federal Reserve Act of 1913. It's supposed to be ordered by the GAO. ...

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      As noted by America Shopping on January 02, 2011, "HR 4213, aka. Chris Dodd's Finance Reform is TARP on steroids. Sec 1109. VETO IT. btw, audit the fed was already written into law in the Federal Reserve Act of 1913. It's supposed to be ordered by the GAO. ..." (http://www.thaipparambil.com/general/financial-services-hearing-march-25/)

    Highly Rated News Articles

    • Newly Appointed Senator Mark Kirk Believes Extending Jobless Benefits is ... - November 28, 2010 by Reach Out Job Search (blog) - During the late spring/early summer, the last debate over extending the current Federal unemployment extension law, "HR-4213, The Unemployment Compensation ...

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      As noted by Reach Out Job Search (blog) on November 28, 2010, " During the late spring/early summer, the last debate over extending the current Federal unemployment extension law, "HR-4213, The Unemployment Compensation ... " (http://www.reachoutjobsearch.com/2010/11/newly-appointed-senator-mark-kirk.html)
    • Lame Now, 111th Congress Accomplished A Few Things - November 27, 2010 by NPR - HR-4213 extended unemployment benefits, until this coming Tuesday at any rate. HR numbers 23962 and 4872 passed major health care reform, though who knows ...

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      As noted by NPR on November 27, 2010, " HR-4213 extended unemployment benefits, until this coming Tuesday at any rate. HR numbers 23962 and 4872 passed major health care reform, though who knows ... " (http://www.npr.org/templates/story/story.php?storyId=131644605)
    • - November 19, 2010 by City State Times - This is probably the question asked by a lot of unemployed individuals as the original unemployment extension bill dubbed as HR 4213 signed last July by US ...

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      As noted by City State Times on November 19, 2010, " This is probably the question asked by a lot of unemployed individuals as the original unemployment extension bill dubbed as HR 4213 signed last July by US ... " (http://www.boston.com/business/articles/2010/11/18/house_gop_blocks_bill_to_extend_jobless_benefits/)
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