NC Republicans proposing $50 weekly jobless benefit increase

North Carolina Republicans at the General Assembly said on Friday they’re committed to raising state unemployment benefits for all beneficiaries by $50 a week when they reconvene. GOP leaders disclosed their agreement on the concept as they prepare to meet starting Wednesday, chiefly to distribute yet-used COVID-19 relief dollars that Congress approved in the spring. … Continue reading NC Republicans proposing $50 weekly jobless benefit increase