On Dec. 28, 1.3 million Americans immediately lost all of their unemployment insurance. Every week, on average, an additional 72,000 Americans are cut off -- the equivalent of one person every 8 seconds.
The Emergency Unemployment Compensation program expired on Dec. 28. Without action, 1.3 million Americans have been immediately cut off of unemployment benefits and an additional 1.9 million Americans will be impacted in 2014.
When key parts of the health care law take effect in 2014, there’ll be a new way for individuals, families and small businesses to get health insurance. Whether you’re uninsured, or just want to explore new options, the Marketplace will give you more choice and control over your health insurance options.
On April 12, the United States announced that it was prepared to include Japan into the Trans-Pacific Partnership currently being negotiated by 11 nations. Before beginning formal negotiations, the Administration must notify Congress of its intent to include Japan in the talks, triggering a 90-day consulation period with Congress.
Apr 10, 2014 Press Release
Editorial boards around the country this week are calling on House Republicans to take up a bipartisan bill that passed the Senate on Monday to extend unemployment insurance retroactively through the end of May.