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Uphill Battle to Extend Jobless Benefits

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Levin helped negotiate legislation granting emergency benefits to long-term unemployed workers in 2008 and is now working to ensure those benefits are extended beyond the end of the year — and even to the end of next year.

“I don’t think it’s going to go back down to six months,” Sherk said. “The question is going to be, how long will it be, and a related question is going to be, how do you pay for it?”

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