Unemployment Benefits

Unemployment Benefits Override Looks SetMissouri's Republican-led Senate appears to have enough support.
A Look at Key Bills from Missouri's 2015 Legislative SessionHere's a look at where some of the major issues stand before Friday's deadline to pass bills.
Missouri House Sends Unemployment Benefit Cuts to GovernorA top business priority for Missouri Republicans is heading to Gov. Jay Nixon's desk, but the measure did not get the number of votes needed to override a potential veto.
Improper Payments by Federal Agencies Reach Record $125BThe payments included tax credits for families that didn't qualify, Medicare payments for treatments that might not have been necessary, and unemployment benefits for people who were actually working.
Missouri Unemployment Reform Act Sent to Governor Acting up on the job could land Missourians without unemployment benefits, under a measure sent to Gov. Jay Nixon’s desk on April 29.
IL Fed Workers Must Repay Unemployment PayState officials say federal employees in Illinois who were furloughed during the shutdown have to repay unemployment insurance benefits.
Veto Sustained On Mo. Unemployment BillThe Senate voted 24-10 on Wednesday to override Nixon's veto. The House did not vote on the bill after an earlier vote on similar legislation fell shy of the needed two-thirds majority.
Illinois Faces Cuts as Federal Unemployment Aid Ends About 90,000 people in Illinois will stop receiving unemployment benefits when a federal emergency program ends later this month.
Behind Bars and Collecting Unemployment Illinois looks for inmates collecting unemployment .
Toughening Up Rules for Employee Misconduct Senator Will Kraus wants to expand the definition of ``misconduct to include violations of an employer's rules outside the workplace and on an employee's own time.
A Bill to Widen Exemption on Unemployment BenefitsA Missouri House member is seeking to expand a law that exempts businesses from being charged for the unemployment benefits of some short-term employees.
Locked Up and Getting Unemployment BenfitsThe revelation came less than a month after it started a new process which runs the names of unemployment benefit recipients against a list of state inmates.
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