Bennet Releases Framework For Legislation Tying Expanded Unemployment Benefits To Public Health Emergency, Economic Conditions
Draft Proposal Anticipates Monthly Jobs Report Expected to Show Skyrocketing Unemployment in April
May 05, 2020Today, Colorado U.S. Senator Michael Bennet, along with U.S. Senator Jack Reed (D-R.I.) and U.S. Representative Don Beyer (D-Va.), released a draft framework for the Worker Relief and Security Act, which would tie expanded unemployment benefits to the current public health emergency and economic conditions, instead of allowing them to lapse after a fixed period of time.