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Maryland Gov. Hogan is wrong to cut extra unemployment benefits

June 11, 2021

Over the past 15 months, hundreds of thousands of Marylanders have experienced the anxiety and despair of losing their jobs. More than 193,000 are currently unemployed, down from the pandemic high of 282,000. Some were let go in those early, dizzying days when everything shut down. Others deemed essential were forced to work despite coronavirus risks, only to be laid off later as the pandemic worsened. All confronted the challenge — with no income and often no savings — of trying to stay housed, fed, safe and healthy.

Article Source: Washington Post

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