The state has ranked among the worst in meeting the federal standard for providing first benefits within a timely fashion. Maryland Democratic lawmakers are calling on the Hogan administration to make immediate and long-term fixes to the state’s “broken” unemployment system, which has been plagued with problems since the beginning of the pandemic. Lawmakers said their offices have been swamped for months with calls from constituents trying to figure why their benefits are delayed or denied.
Maryland Democrats recommend legislative fixes to state’s ‘broken’ unemployment system
February 5, 2021