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More states finally paying $600 extra in unemployment aid


Last updated 4/15/2020 at 11:22am


Associated Press Writers

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — The bills are mounting for Justin Conrad, who lost his warehouse job three weeks ago and is anxiously awaiting his first state-provided unemployment check. Compounding his stress, his state, Connecticut, can't say when Conrad will get the additional $600 a week in benefits that the federal government is providing in an economic relief package.

"I have no money coming in," says the 39-year old in Norwich, Connecticut. "And this week I have to pay my utility bill," he added with a nervous laugh. "With nothin...

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