- 1,300 Mainers may have had personal info breached Updated: Dec-06-13 2:46 pm
- Budget deal? Big obstacles, New Year's deadline Updated: Dec-05-13 6:20 pm
- New ID requirement coming for jobless benefits Updated: Dec-05-13 3:07 pm
- Pelosi nixes budget deal without jobless benefits Updated: Dec-05-13 12:40 pm
- White House pushes for jobless aid extension Updated: Dec-05-13 11:22 am
- GOP opposes Democratic drive to renew jobless aid Updated: Dec-03-13 6:13 pm
- Wash. to regain some long-term jobless benefits Updated: Dec-02-13 1:49 pm
- Weekly claims for unemployment insurance rise Updated: Dec-02-13 12:45 pm
- NM jobless claims center closed for holiday Updated: Nov-28-13 5:14 am
- US jobless claims drop to 316,000, as layoffs slow Updated: Nov-27-13 9:01 am
- Idaho jobless claims drop to lowest since 2006 Updated: Nov-26-13 8:44 am
- Biz group may be open to Mass. minimum wage hike Updated: Nov-25-13 5:01 pm
- Mo. businesses paying more for jobless benefits Updated: Nov-22-13 12:38 pm
- Some Mainers could lose unemployment benefits Updated: Nov-22-13 4:34 am
- MT unemployment insurance rates going down Updated: Nov-21-13 1:45 pm
- Illinois man admits stealing jobless benefits Updated: Nov-21-13 9:08 am
- Minn. businesses to see drop in unemployment tax Updated: Nov-19-13 11:50 am
- Accountant admits leading unemployment scheme Updated: Nov-18-13 6:40 pm
- NH's Kuster urges unemployment insurance extension Updated: Nov-16-13 11:16 am
- Mass. jobless claims system still has problems Updated: Nov-15-13 1:08 pm
- Obama seeking 2014 extension of jobless insurance Updated: Nov-14-13 4:02 pm
- Weekly unemployment insurance claims drop Updated: Nov-08-13 11:01 am
AUGUSTA, Maine - More than 1,300 Mainers are being notified that their personal information may have been released in a security lapse in an unemployment benefit payment system.
WASHINGTON - With hopes of a "grand bargain" long gone, congressional negotiators now are seeking a more modest deal before year-end to ease the automatic spending cuts that are squeezing both the Pentagon and domestic federal programs. But the going is getting rougher.
RALEIGH, North Carolina - North Carolina's unemployed soon will have to provide photo identification when they receive weekly jobless cash benefits.
WASHINGTON - The leader of House Democrats says her rank and file won't support any year-end budget deal unless it includes plans to extend expiring unemployment benefits for long-term victims of the recession.
WASHINGTON - The White House is stepping up efforts to extend jobless benefits to long-term unemployed Americans, arguing that more than a million people will lose the assistance if it isn't renewed by the end of the month, slowing economic growth.
WASHINGTON - Republicans controlling the House oppose a drive by Democrats to renew jobless benefits averaging less than $300 a week nationwide for the long-term unemployed, a senior GOP lawmaker said Tuesday.
OLYMPIA, Washington - A worsening unemployment rate in Washington state is leading to extended unemployment benefits for some.
BATON ROUGE, Louisiana - First-time claims for unemployment insurance in Louisiana for the week ending Nov. 23, increased from the previous week's total.
ALBUQUERQUE, New Mexico - New Mexico labor officials say the state's unemployment insurance operations center will be closed Thanksgiving Day and Friday.
WASHINGTON - The number of Americans seeking unemployment benefits dropped 10,000 last week to a seasonally adjusted 316,000, a sign that workers are in less danger of being laid off.
BOISE, Idaho - Idaho's unemployment insurance claims dropped to their lowest level since 2006, a year of strong economic growth that preceded the deep recession that began in December 2007.
BOSTON - Business leaders appear open to supporting a modest hike in the state's $8 per hour minimum wage, but only if coupled with business-friendly reforms in the unemployment insurance system.
JEFFERSON CITY, Missouri - Missouri businesses will pay higher unemployment taxes next year in order to pay down a state debt to the federal government.
AUGUSTA, Maine - Maine officials say that about 4,000 Mainers could lose unemployment benefits next month.
HELENA, Montana - The state Department of Labor and Industry says many Montana employers will see a decrease in contribution rates for unemployment insurance, starting next year.
EAST ST. LOUIS, Illinois - A southwestern Illinois man faces up to a decade in federal prison now that he's pleaded guilty to charges that he stole unemployment benefits.
ST. PAUL, Minnesota - Minnesota businesses will see lower unemployment insurance taxes starting next year.
TRENTON, New Jersey - State officials say a northern New Jersey accountant has admitted masterminding a scheme in which he and several others stole nearly $700,000 by filing false unemployment benefit claims.
CONCORD, New Hampshire - U.S. Rep. Annie Kuster wants Congress to extend benefits for long-term unemployed workers into 2014.
BOSTON - The state's new online system for unemployment claims, already under fire for being riddled with glitches after it was delivered years late and millions over budget, still has many problems, a lawyer with the Massachusetts Law Reform Institute says.
WASHINGTON - The Obama administration wants Congress to extend emergency jobless benefits for long-term unemployed workers into 2014.
BATON ROUGE, Louisiana - First-time claims for unemployment insurance in Louisiana for the week ending Nov. 2 dropped from the previous week's total.