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The Week In Review

April 16, 2010 - by Eric Naing

After a week of debate and weeks of worrying, the Senate passed the unemployment benefits extension bill (H.R.4851) last night, which has since been passed again by the House and signed into law by President Obama. Unemployment insurance benefits, COBRA health insurance coverage, funding authorization for flood insurance and more were temporarily extend until June 2, when we’ll have to go through all this again. Benefits were also retroactively extended to when they expired in March. Like Seongress, we’ve also been fairly busy at OpenCongress. Here’s what we’ve been up to this week:

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  • Betonavette 04/18/2010 9:07am

    Come and speak your mind and give us your opinions and knowledge of how to change America away from Barack Obama’s socialism.

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