Half of U.S. States Have Run Out of Money for Unemployment Insurance
Twenty-five states have run out of money to pay for unemployment insurance, forcing them to borrow at least $25 billion in order to keep sending out benefits checks. Those in the red, according to ProPublica, include the nation’s largest and most economically powerful states: California, New York, Texas, Florida, Illinois, Indiana, Ohio and Pennsylvania, among others.
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