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O’Malley Urges Extending Unemployment Benefits

Maryland Gov. Martin O’Malley has written a letter signed by 13 other Democratic governors urging Congress to extend unemployment insurance benefits.



Out-Of-Work Marylanders Hope Unemployment Benefits Get Extended

Thousands of Marylanders enter the new year with a new challenge. Federal unemployment benefits ended Saturday.


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At Least 26,000 File For Unemployment In D.C., Md. Amid Shutdown

Furloughed federal government workers have filed more than 10,000 claims for unemployment benefits in the District of Columbia as the government shutdown has persisted nearly a week.


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Brown To Testify On Domestic Violence Bill

People who leave a job to escape domestic violence would be eligible for unemployment benefits under a measure coming before Maryland lawmakers.


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Employers Picking Up The Tab For Loans To States

States that borrowed billions from the federal government to keep unemployment benefits flowing through the recession now have to start paying those loans back, and they’re hitting businesses with new assessments and higher taxes to make that happen.