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H.R.589 Gained Another 4 Cosponsors

March 30, 2011 by

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H.R.589, the new legislation introduced on 2/9/2011 by Rep. Barbara Lee(CA-9) called the Emergency Unemployment Compensation Expansion Act of 2011 would provide 14 more weeks of UI compensation to 99ers as an extension of Tier 1. As of 3/29/11, four more Democrats had joined the ranks of the H.R.589 cosponsers.  The bill now has 78 cosponsors (see complete list below) – […]

H.R.589 Gained 5 More Cosponsors

March 3, 2011 by

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H.R.589, the new legislation introduced on 2/9/2011 by Rep. Barbara Lee(CA-9) called the Emergency Unemployment Compensation Expansion Act of 2011would provide 14 more weeks of UI compensation to 99ers as an extension of Tier 1. As of 3/3/11, five more Democrats had joined the ranks of the H.R.589 cosponsers.  The bill now has 72 cosponsors (see complete list here) – but […]

H.R.589 Still Alive and Gaining Support

February 17, 2011 by

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According to a statement posted on American 99ers Union on 2/17/11 H.R.589 is still very much alive and gaining support: In the early morning hours, Rep. Barbara Lee did attepmt to attach H.R.589 to the Fiscal Year 2011 Continuing Budget Resolution. This was disallowed (it should be noted that this method is commonly used and has succeeded […]