Political Musings October 28, 2014: Obama, Labor Department boosting unemployment extension by raising benefits

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Obama, Labor Department boosting unemployment extension by raising benefits

By Bonnie K. Goodman

The United States Department of Labor (DOL) has decided to take matters in their hand, and they are intending to raise unemployment benefits for states with higher unemployment. The Labor Department’s Employment and Training Administration (NPRM) announced by…READ MORE

 

 

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Political Musings May 15, 2014: Obama presidential push could force House to pass unemployment extension bill

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Political Musings May 10, 2014: Perez sends Boehner a letter urges House to pass unemployment benefits extension

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Perez sends Boehner a letter urges House to pass unemployment benefits extension

By Bonnie K. Goodman

Secretary of Labor Thomas E. Perez sent a letter to Speaker of House of Representatives John Boehner, R-OH on Wednesday, May 7, 2014 urging the speaker to put the unemployment benefits extension bill to a vote. The secretary looked…READ MORE

Political Headlines March 11, 2013: President Barack Obama to Nominate Thomas Perez as Labor Secretary

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Obama to Nominate Thomas Perez as Labor Secretary: Reports

Source: ABC News Radio, 3-11-13

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President Obama is expected to tap Thomas Perez, the head of the Department of Justice’s civil rights division, to serve as his next labor secretary. The appointment would make Perez the only Latino in the president’s second-term cabinet….READ MORE

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