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Posts by Colin Gordon

Posted on 11/02/2021 at 04:25 PM by Colin Gordon

As the pandemic plunged the economy into recession in early 2020, unemployment insurance proved a critical safety net for working...

Posted on 07/23/2021 at 03:41 PM by Colin Gordon

On June 12, Iowa ended its participation in federal pandemic-related unemployment programs. Those relying on the $300 dollar/week bump under...

Posted on 02/11/2021 at 03:00 PM by Colin Gordon

The decision by Governor Reynolds to lift both the state’s partial face mask mandate and any remaining social distancing restrictions...

Posted on 11/01/2020 at 12:00 AM by Colin Gordon

Unemployment insurance is primarily a state responsibility but, in any severe or prolonged stretch of economic recession, the states rely...
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