This week The Dylan Ratigan show kicked off the last leg their Steel on Wheels tour with a three-day Energy Summit. From the show: March 31 we will be streaming our Town Hall panel live from Oklahoma State University at 8PM EST / 7PM CST.  We’ve gathered a great group of panelists to discuss the topic […]

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On Monday and Tuesday March 28 and 29, 99ers and 99er advocates will be contacting Speaker Boehner and Rep. Cantor to urge them to quickly pass H.R. 589. This legislation, proposed by Rep. Barbara Lee (D-CA) offers 14 additional weeks of unemployment benefits to those who have exhausted unemployment benefits and are not currently working. […]

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In a previous post States cutting unemployment benefits: the good, the bad and the ugly. H.R 589 I discussed how some states are addressing unemployment benefit extensions. States are still battling with the issue. Some state legislators are helping the unemployed, while other states are cutting benefits during a time of very slow job growth. States […]

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