Feds end $300 pandemic jobless benefit for Texans

Feds end 0 pandemic jobless benefit for Texans

The extra $300 a week in federal unemployment benefits for Texans who lost income due to the pandemic has ended after a six-week run.Texas officials were told Wednesday that money for the Lost Wages Assistance Program, operated by the Federal Emergency Management Agency, is no longer available, making last week’s payment the final installment in the program.Texans who qualify for other forms of unemployment assistance will continue to receive those benefits, the […]
Source: Statesman