Friday, December 13, 2013

Chart: People losing unemployment due to congressional budget deal



People Losing Access to Emergency Unemployment Compensation 
Through December 2014 if Program Expires as Scheduled
StateUnemployed losing access to benefitsStateUnemployed losing access to benefits
Alabama48,100Nebraska16,700
Alaska23,300Nevada60,300
Arizona67,000New Hampshire8,500
Arkansas40,300New Jersey260,100
California836,100New Mexico25,500
Colorado72,800New York383,000
Connecticut85,100North Carolina0*
Delaware13,800North Dakota7,900
District of Columbia18,200Ohio128,600
Florida260,400Oklahoma33,000
Georgia164,700Oregon76,100
Hawaii13,300Pennsylvania262,500
Idaho20,300Puerto Rico80,200
Illinois230,500Rhode Island21,700
Indiana69,300South Carolina52,400
Iowa35,500South Dakota1,600
Kansas35,300Tennessee79,000
Kentucky53,200Texas285,200
Louisiana30,400Utah20,200
Maine18,100Vermont5,100
Maryland82,600Virgin Islands3,500
Massachusetts141,000Virginia69,900
Michigan189,700Washington94,100
Minnesota65,500West Virginia24,700
Mississippi37,600Wisconsin99,000
Missouri84,500Wyoming6,700
Montana14,300
*Emergency Unemployment Compensation is not available in North Carolina because earlier this year, the state cut weekly UI benefit levels in violation of federal rules that require states that accept emergency federal benefits to maintain their benefit levels.
Source: Department of Labor and Council of Economic Advisers

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