Captured by Pat Darnell | June 29, 2013 | Bryan TX
North Carolina Becomes First State To Eliminate Unemployment Benefits: "RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — With changes to its unemployment law taking effect this weekend, North Carolina not only is cutting benefits for those who file new claims, it will become the first state disqualified from a federal compensation program for the long-term jobless."
'via Blog this'
"Like many states, North Carolina had racked up the debt by borrowing from Washington after its unemployment fund was drained by jobless benefits during the Great Recession. (EMERY P. DALESIO JUNE 28, 2013. LINK) ... "
Whoops! That one slipped by: define "the Great Recession."
" ... A period of economic downturn experienced by the United States beginning in December 2007. The downturn is not described as depression since the severity has not encompassed the levels of the Great Depression in the 1930's. The US market housing decline is pointed out to be one of the causes of the Great Recession. ... "CONCLUSION
Why is it politicians, in this case the GOP Governor of North Carolina, make policy decisions that adversely impact their very own constituents, their voters? Discontinuance of UC is in fact directly related to the Great Recession, as an after shock upon the demagoguery. Blimey.
The Emergency Unemployment Compensation was due to run out in January in North Carolina. Instead the Governor ended it this month, to "ease the burden on businesses." As in all cases political, two out of three questions are ignored: 1) Is it legal ... 2) Is it the right thing to do? ... 3) Who benefits from this? Follow the money.
MooPig relies on secondary research for its existence. When are we going to see the "free press" digging into the money trails for all these jokers in leadership positions?