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Unemployment Insurance: $22 Million at Stake for West Virginia

February 20, 2010 by

Recent improvements in the economy have done little to boost employment. In West Virginia, the jobless rate remains over nine percent. The good news is that $22 million in federal funds are available if the state agrees to modernize its unemployment insurance program to cover groups currently excluded.  Read brief.