Gov. Murphy not saying if he will extend expiring virus-related unemployment benefits

Pandemic-related unemployment benefits are set to expire for half a million New Jersey residents after the first week of September.

News 12 Staff

Aug 25, 2021, 9:14 AM

Updated 964 days ago

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Pandemic-related unemployment benefits are set to expire for half a million New Jersey residents after the first week of September.
Gov. Phil Murphy has not said if the benefits will be extended.
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Last week, President Joe Biden said states with an unemployment rate higher than the national average of 5.4% could use their relief funds to extend the benefits.
New Jersey's unemployment rate is 7.3%, which is tied for the fifth highest in the country behind Nevada, New York, New Mexico and California.




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