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S.3981 Unemployment Insurance Stabilization Act of 2010 , 111th Congress

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  • Latest Action: Dec 01, 2010 Sponsor introductory remarks on measure.

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  • Committee Assignment: Senate Committee on Finance

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  • 81% of users support S.3981

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    OpenCongress Bill Summary

    • The bill would extend the filing deadline for federal unemployment insurance benefits until January 3, 2012. It would not create additional weeks of benefits (i.e. a fifth tier) and it does not contain a financing offset.

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      Here's a summary from OpenCongress.org: The bill would extend the filing deadline for federal unemployment insurance benefits until January 3, 2012. It would not create additional weeks of benefits (i.e. a fifth tier) and it does not contain a financing offset.

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    • On November 30, 2010, by codemoney - This will give stability to those who haven't yet reached 99 weeks. I know it doesn't do anything for the 99ers though.

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      As noted by codemoney, a user on OpenCongress.org, on November 30, 2010, "This will give stability to those who haven't yet reached 99 weeks. I know it doesn't do anything for the 99ers though."
    • On December 06, 2010, by Nodlee87 - Although I want to see an extension for unemployment this bill does not create a Tier 5 which is greatly needed as well as this.

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      As noted by Nodlee87, a user on OpenCongress.org, on December 06, 2010, "Although I want to see an extension for unemployment this bill does not create a Tier 5 which is greatly needed as well as this."
    • On December 02, 2010, by jimmyclubhouse - You already went thru all your extentions if you've reached week 99.Sorry about that guy,but at least you went up to 99,I'm on the the last week of my state UI,26 weeks,and I am getting cut off at the knees there,at least you got the whole 99.

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      As noted by jimmyclubhouse, a user on OpenCongress.org, on December 02, 2010, "You already went thru all your extentions if you've reached week 99.Sorry about that guy,but at least you went up to 99,I'm on the the last week of my state UI,26 weeks,and I am getting cut off at the knees there,at least you got the whole 99."

    Highly Rated Blog Articles

    • Penny Hill Press » Blog Archive » Unemployment Insurance Benefit ... - December 20, 2010 by Penny Hill Press - Introduced on November 29, 2010, S. 3981 would extend the expired unemployment insurance provisions until the beginning of January 2012. S. 3990, introduced on November 30, 2010, would also extend these provisions until January 2012 and ...

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      As noted by Penny Hill Press on December 20, 2010, "Introduced on November 29, 2010, S. 3981 would extend the expired unemployment insurance provisions until the beginning of January 2012. S. 3990, introduced on November 30, 2010, would also extend these provisions until January 2012 and ..." (http://www2.pennyhill.com/?p=13807)
    • Reach Out-Job Search: Glimmer of hope or just too late? Rep. Lee ... - December 19, 2010 by Reach Out Job Search - Two Senate Republicans Scott Brown (R-MA) and John Barrasso (R-WY) engaged in stand-alone filibuster campaigns on November 30th and December 3rd, blocking and up or down vote S. 3981-'The Unemployment Insurance Stabilization Act'. ...

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      As noted by Reach Out Job Search on December 19, 2010, "Two Senate Republicans Scott Brown (R-MA) and John Barrasso (R-WY) engaged in stand-alone filibuster campaigns on November 30th and December 3rd, blocking and up or down vote S. 3981-'The Unemployment Insurance Stabilization Act'. ..." (http://www.reachoutjobsearch.com/2010/12/glimmer-of-hope-or-just-too-late-rep.html)
    • Birds of a feather flock together… - December 19, 2010 by Keep America At Work - S.510 FDA Food Safety Modernization Act · H.R.2965 Dont Ask, Dont Tell Repeal Act of 2010 · S.3981 Unemployment Insurance Stabilization Act of 2010 · H.R.4853 Tax Relief, Unemployment Insurance Reauthorization, and Job Creation Act ...

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      As noted by Keep America At Work on December 19, 2010, "S.510 FDA Food Safety Modernization Act · H.R.2965 Dont Ask, Dont Tell Repeal Act of 2010 · S.3981 Unemployment Insurance Stabilization Act of 2010 · H.R.4853 Tax Relief, Unemployment Insurance Reauthorization, and Job Creation Act ..." (http://keepamericaatwork.com/?p=12097)

    Highly Rated News Articles

    • President Obama deal with Republicans, leave Michigan's 99ers out to dry - December 05, 2010 by Examiner.com - Unless Congress passes one of the two pending pieces of legislation, S.3981 or HR-6419, unemployed job seekers in this group will complete receiving the ...

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      As noted by Examiner.com on December 05, 2010, " Unless Congress passes one of the two pending pieces of legislation, S.3981 or HR-6419, unemployed job seekers in this group will complete receiving the ... " (http://www.examiner.com/job-search-in-detroit/president-obama-deal-with-republicans-leave-michigan-99ers-out-to-dry)
    • As GOP block jobless measures, nations' unemployment rate jumps to 9.8% - December 02, 2010 by Examiner.com - ... of one of the two extension bills to provide supplemental income to the unemployed, HR-6419 or S.3981, take even more urgency for the nations' jobless. ...

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      As noted by Examiner.com on December 02, 2010, " ... of one of the two extension bills to provide supplemental income to the unemployed, HR-6419 or S.3981, take even more urgency for the nations' jobless. ... " (http://www.examiner.com/job-search-in-detroit/as-gop-block-jobless-measures-nations-unemployment-rate-jumps-to-9-8)
    • - December 02, 2010 by Associated Content - ... time in two days that Senate bill S.3981 has been blocked by a member of the Republican Party speaking for the group, according to OpenCongress.org. ...

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      As noted by Associated Content on December 02, 2010, " ... time in two days that Senate bill S.3981 has been blocked by a member of the Republican Party speaking for the group, according to OpenCongress.org. ... " (http://www.mlive.com/michigan-job-search/index.ssf/2010/12/house_democrats_wont_vote_on_tax_cutfede.html)
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