The American Rescue Plan, signed into law by President Joe Biden on March 11, 2021, provides $300 weekly unemployment benefits to qualified unemployed Americans. Though the Rescue Plan boosted $300 benefits through September 2021, recently, the U.S. Chamber Of Commerce is calling for Washington to stop paying the additional benefits to the citizens.
In total, 49 states received the Federal Emergency Management Agency's (FEMA) approval to pay out $300 additional weekly benefits to the qualified people. Some states began giving out payments in August, others had to wait till September. While some states are still paying $300 unemployment benefits, others have depleted their funding. Read more »
Florida is one of the states which received approval from the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) to participate in the Lost Wages Assistance (LWA) program. The approval means that the eligible people can receive benefits on top of their regular benefits. So who qualifies for an additional $300 unemployment benefits in Florida? Read more »
On August 8, President Donald Trump signed an executive order that provides $400 extra benefits. As per the new order, the federal government would provide $300 additional unemployment benefits per week, and the states are responsible for contributing the remaining $100. While the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA).... Read more »