Unemployment insurance provides far too little to pay basic expenses for working families across the country

August 13, 2020 – New data from the Center for American Progress, Economic Policy Institute Policy Center, and the Progressive Caucus Action Fund show that existing state unemployment insurance (UI) leaves working families thousands of dollars in the red each month. On July 31, the GOP-led Senate allowed Federal Pandemic Unemployment Compensation—the $600-per-week boost to unemployment insurance Congress […]