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Kildee calls for unemployment benefit extension

Rep. Dan Kildee (D-Flint)

Rep. Dan Kildee (D-Flint)

A battle is brewing in Washington over an extension of unemployment benefits – after a previous extension expired last month.

Over one million Americans lost their benefits on December 28, including 43,000 in Michigan.
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Michigan unemployment rate remains at 9 percent

Michigan is adding jobs, but the state’s unemployment rate remains stuck at 9 percent as more people compete for available positions. That’s according to the latest jobless numbers from the Michigan Bureau of Labor Market Information and Strategic Initiatives.
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