Almost 200K Michigan jobs could be lost if unemployment benefits expire

The $600 weekly federal unemployment insurance benefits meant to stimulate the national economy during the COVID-19 pandemic expire on July 31. Unless Congress extends those payments, the state could lose a boost in jobs, personal incomes and gross domestic product (GDP) over the next year, according to research from the Washington, D.C.-based Economic Policy Institute … Continue reading Almost 200K Michigan jobs could be lost if unemployment benefits expire