Long-term unemployment benefits could be restored under Senate deal

A group of 10 senators have apparently reached a deal that could restore federal long-term unemployment benefits that expired in December. Important things to know about the deal: Benefits would only be extended for five months. It would allow retroactive payments to the long-term unemployed back to Dec. 28. An extension of U.S. Custom fees and unspecified changes to federal pension plans would help pay for the benefits, according to Politico. If you're a millionaire, you would not benefit from ...

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