Op-Ed: Congress needs to act now and extend unemployment benefits for struggling workers

By Governor Roy Cooper Next week, thousands of North Carolinians who are out of work due to COVID-19 will see a drastic reduction in their unemployment benefits despite this pandemic being far from over. The additional $600 a week unemployed workers have received from the Federal Pandemic Unemployment Compensation program has been a lifeline for … Continue reading Op-Ed: Congress needs to act now and extend unemployment benefits for struggling workers