Add Arkansas and Mississippi to States Canceling Federal Unemployment Benefits

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Add Arkansas and Mississippi to States Canceling Federal Unemployment Benefits

Unemployed Americans living in some Republican-led states have an unwelcome surprise coming their way. Gov. Asa Hutchinson of Arkansas and Gov. Tate Reeves of Mississippi have announced that their states will cease the federally-backed unemployment boost rather than allowing it to expire as scheduled on Sept. 4, 2021. Arkansas and Mississippi join Montana, South Carolina, Iowa, Tennessee, Alabama, and North Dakota in cutting the $300-a-week federal payments.

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