“The state said 1.1 million people have been on unemployment at one time or another over the past 15 months, which represents a quarter of the workforce.”
A state Senator’s bill would help stabilize unemployment insurance rates for employers facing a rate hike.
Tracy Ellis has details.
A state Senator is calling for legislative hearings on a possible billion-dollar fraud at the state Employment Security Department.
Tracy Ellis reports.
Sen. Curtis King: “You have businesses all around the state that are just hanging on by the skin of their teeth, doing everything they possibly can to keep their doors open. It would just take more of these businesses down, and they would never be able to reopen again.”