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February 17, 2016

President’s Budget Offers Robust Agenda for State Unemployment Insurance Reforms

The Obama administration’s proposed 2017 budget contains a wide range of unemployment insurance (UI) proposals. If adopted, they would take an important step toward restoring the vitality of state and federal UI and reemployment programs. Although the chairs of the Senate and House budget committees have announced they will not consider the administration’s budget on any issue, the UI package presents a robust agenda that deserves serious consideration in future policy debates.read more »