Jobless Benefits Controversy

Although the jobess benefits are set to expxire in Septemebr in KY, Sen. Mitch McConnell says Kentucky’s acceptance of extra jobless benefits now are hurting back-to-work efforts as employers struggle to find help.The Senate GOP leader’s comments Wednesday were a dig at the Democratic governor.Gov. Andy Beshear says the weekly $300 federal unemployment payments have contributed to surging consumer spending that benefits Kentucky businesses.McConnell says the extra benefit puts Kentucky at a competitive disadvantage with states that opted to cut off the supplemental payments.

Source: MG News

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