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Unemployment Benefits

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  • Long-term unemployed watch coming debate over benefits closely

    Long-term unemployed watch coming debate over benefits closely
    The first thing Eric Miles lost was his Jeep. Then it was the apartment that he and his 12-year-old son called home.
  • O'Malley's final State of the State pitches minimum wage

    O'Malley's final State of the State pitches minimum wage
    Gov. Martin O’Malley delivered the final State of the State speech of his tenure Thursday in an address that recounted his seven years as governor and argued for policies to help the middle class. “We’ve lost sight of how our economy...

    Wearing a coat at home [Commentary]

    Wearing a coat at home [Commentary]
    This winter, Katherine Hackett is wearing a hat and coat around her Connecticut house. In order to save on heating costs, she keeps her thermostat set at 58 degrees. After 17 years in the health-care industry, after raising two sons who are now in the...

    Bag tax economics [Editorial]

    Bag tax economics  [Editorial]
    When Washington, D.C., and Montgomery County enacted 5-cent taxes on plastic bags handed out by grocery stores and other businesses, officials expected that the money the government collected as a result would quickly drop off as customers changed their...

    Help for the jobless [Editorial]

    Help for the jobless  [Editorial]
    Senate Republicans blinked this week on the issue of unemployment benefits, but you can bet that their House counterparts won't be so easily swayed by compassion. At least that's what Democrats are counting on. After legislation to resume long-term...