Pandemic Unemployment Assistance

Maryland sends conflicting information about unemployment

A judge will hear arguments tomorrow in Baltimore Circuit Court from lawyers representing unemployed Marylanders and lawyers representing Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan. The Governor is trying to stop unemployed Marylanders from receiving federal unemployment benefits. The federal program ends in early September. Hogan wants it to end now, believing it will spur work people into …

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Gov. Larry Hogan is right, we should end Social Security

Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan recently announced that he is ending the Pandemic Unemployment Assistance (PUA) program for all Marylanders. He is ending it on July 3, two months early. This announcement caught a lot of people off guard. Considering the PUA program is federal and not state, it appeared Larry Hogan was abusing his power …

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Maryland explains delay in Pandemic Unemployment Assistance extension

Maryland explains delay in Pandemic Unemployment Assistance extension - Bent Corner

I received an email from the Maryland Department of Labor. It explained that even though Congress passed an extension to federal Pandemic Unemployment Assistance and President Trump signed it into law, it’s going to take a while for my benefits to resume. Of course. I already knew that. There were so many hurdles and delays in …

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Donald Trump allows pandemic relief to expire, than signs bill to extend it

Donald Trump allows pandemic relief to expire, than signs bill to extend it - Bent Corner

The House and the Senate worked out a deal to extend pandemic relief and sent it to Trump to sign. Trump refused to sign it. He claimed that the $600 stimulus payment wasn’t adequate. He wanted it to be $2,000. Sure he did. From the Associated Press: Unemployment benefits for millions of Americans struggling to …

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