What The $600 Of Extra Unemployment Means To People


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The federal government let the $600 supplemental unemployment benefit expire earlier this week. We check in on Congress's negotiations, and on listeners who needed that money to get by. On today's show, lawmakers remain at an impasse over what to include in the fifth coronavirus relief bill. Emily Cochrane, reporter in the Washington bureau of The New York Times, covering Congress talks about what's on the table, and listeners' calls on what the end of the $600-a-week unemployment benefit means for your life

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