Texas applies for extra $300-a-week federal jobless benefit

Texas applies for extra 0-a-week federal jobless benefit

After the federal government clarified that Texas and other states would not have to spend billions in matching funds, the state has asked the Trump administration for access to money allowing an additional $300 a week in jobless benefits for those who lost employment due to COVID-19.Once the request is approved, Gov. Greg Abbott said Thursday, the extra money should become available to unemployed Texans after Aug. 23.The federal benefits would be backdated to the week […]
Source: Statesman