EUC Vote 2014

The latest news, updates, and gossip on the EUC vote. Come on politicians get your shit together!!

Like the worrying is done. Time to put all our energy and focus on continuing our careers than this euc freak train weve all been going through.

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Barring an unexpected change of direction from the Republican leadership, the House of Representatives on Friday evening will go into recess yet again without taking action on extending emergency unemployment compensation benefits for millions of the long-term jobless.

It’s not the first time the House has left town without delivering financial help for the more than 3 million Americans who have exhausted their state-level benefits. But this exodus has a special significance. The extension approved by a bipartisan majority in the Senate – but never voted on in the House – authorized benefits only through May 31.

The Senate bill, which passed two months ago, renewed a federal extension of state-level unemployment benefits through the EUC program for five months, retroactive to when Congress allowed the previous extension to expire at the end of December.

The Senate bill will still be available for a House vote when members return on June 9, after a week’s time off – but it appears, for all practical purposes, to be dead. The chances of a purely retroactive extension of benefits passing the House at this point are extremely slim.

– See more at: http://www.thefiscaltimes.com/Articles/2014/05/30/GOP-Runs-Out-Clock-Unemployment-Insurance#sthash.lEkmW7q6.dpuf

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I have been gone from here, is this thing….dead? or is there still a chance?

fuck boner up the ass with a jack hammer.

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People, Got to the website and vote for these two petitions

HTTPS://PETITIONS.WHITEHOUSE.GOV/PETITION/RENEW-FEDERAL-EMERGENCY-UNEMPLOYMENT-COMPENSATION-EUC-PROGRAM-WHICH-EXPIRED-DECEMBER-28-2013/BHD93HTQ

1)
WE PETITION THE OBAMA ADMINISTRATION TO:
Renew the federal Emergency Unemployment Compensation (EUC) program which expired December 28, 2013.
There are over 3.5 million long term unemployed Americans, including over 200,000 military veterans, who have lost EUC benefits since December 28th, 2013.
Please put politics aside and help these hard-working, responsible Americans make ends meet and support their families as they look for a job. For each week that Congress fails to act on this crucial issue, approximately 70,000 more long-term unemployed Americans lose their vital economic lifeline.
Please give John Boehner a call and ask him to allow the House of Representatives to vote on the bipartisan approved Senate bill to extend EUC benefits, which awaits a House vote. Also, please tell Congress to work harder for those who are struggling to get back into the workforce, because our nation’s future depends on it.
Created: May 19, 2014
Issues: Economy, Job Creation, Labor
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SIGNATURES NEEDED BY JUNE 18, 2014 TO REACH GOAL OF 100,000
94,788
TOTAL SIGNATURES ON THIS PETITION

2)
SIGNATURES NEEDED BY JUNE 05, 2014 TO REACH GOAL OF 100,000
97,675

http://wh.gov/lA551

WE PETITION THE OBAMA ADMINISTRATION TO:
EXTEND THE UNEMPLOYMENT BILL!
Respectfully asking President Obama to pass the unemployment extension- millions of Americans need it urgently! Help us! Stop stagnating the bill in the House! Help hard Working Americans get back on their feet!
Created: May 06, 2014
Issues: Economy, Human Rights, Poverty
Learn about Petition Thresholds
SIGNATURES NEEDED BY JUNE 05, 2014 TO REACH GOAL OF 100,000
97,675
TOTAL SIGNATURES ON THIS PETITION
2,325
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“President Barack Obama “hasn’t given up” on an unemployment extension, Press Secretary Jay Carney said Thursday, even though a five-month bill is about to expire without action in the House.

Asked what the unemployed should think, Carney said they don’t have many friends in House Republican leadership. He said it’s a “shame” that the GOP hasn’t acted to extend the benefits. He also noted that Republicans supported an unemployment benefits extension under President George W. Bush when conditions were better than they are today.

Carney said the president is still calling on Congress to pass an extension and “hopes they do.”

At last check, however, Obama had not picked up the phone to call Speaker John A. Boehner to ask him what it would take to put a bill on the floor.

Nor has he threatened to veto any Republican priorities in return for an unemployment extension, or offer to back any of their priorities as part of a deal.”

http://blogs.rollcall.com/white-house/unemployment-extension-obama-hasnt-given-up/?dcz=

Okay Mr. President….. it has been 6 fucking months…. time to use the phone yet? You think?

Real simple..call the Boner and ask him what the fuck does he want to reinstate EUC and work a deal…send him a carton of smokes and a bottom of Jim Beam as a primer.

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Still waiting…

May 29, 2014 · 2 comments

in Pissed!

I live in a small town in NY and became unemployed when the business shut down. I was on EUC for about 2 months (only getting $101 a week). It was a 45 minute drive to my job before they shut down and the $101 a week was just enough to live by with my roommate and bills. Once I lost my EUC, I still hadn’t found a job. I applied everywhere I saw in the job search database. Only doing 1 type of job for 7 years, I hadn’t gotten much experience elsewhere.

Cut to May 2014. I’m still unemployed, living on a couch of a man I met on Craigslist, my car was taken off the road and i’m stuck a 45 minute drive away from the city with the jobs. I have no family to ask for help and no credit to start somewhere borrowing money for a job search. All I have is internet resource at this house and a telephone to call. But what good is that if I cannot afford the cab fare to get into town and the public bus does not come this far. My best bet as of now would be to hitch a ride into the city and become officially homeless just to find a job.

The local department of social services won’t help me either, as those in need of assistance need to go to appointments, do interviews and attend classes before they will help. Meaning, they don’t pay $75 in cab fare.

What is wrong with this country where we have to suffer like this?

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http://majorityleader.gov/blog/2014/05/mr-president-join-us-in-helping-america-work-again.html

Here it is, the reason why the EUC has gone no where. I know a lot of people have been asking “Why”? What do the Republicans want? Well, here you go. It’s disgusting and shows how childish and petty the 113th congress has become. It’s all about discrediting the other side for the election. It seems that Reid and cronies are only willing to put on a “we tried” show to gain public opinion. I always thought that the Democrats were on our side. But, it seems that they will only “try” as much as they have to without upsetting the campaign donors.

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How many think

May 28, 2014 · 10 comments

in Pissed!

that EUC will pass on the last day before it expires?? Since they are so fatigued from dealing with EUC???

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In the fiscal budget??

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…trolls and nancys find articles to post about EUC…

www.youtube.com/watch?v=BbLNBSQ6PO8

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Great start to week
Retro over!!
1/2 OF us not looking for work???
They planned on letting EUC expire to make people take any job!
From article:
The 2014 unemployment extension debate took an interesting twist when it was revealed that almost half of the unemployed Americans, including some who are still receiving unemployment benefits, are not even looking for a job in the first place.

In a related report by The Inquisitr, the original unemployment extension bill passed by the Senate would have extended benefits until June 1, 2014. But now that this date is a mere week away everyone agrees that it’s unlikely the House will bother passing it.

So now some Republicans and Democrats are working together to create a new unemployment extension bill they hope will meet the demands of John Boehner. Unfortunately for those who were cut off in December, the current plans by Senator Dean Heller currently do not include providing retroactive unemployment benefits, which would have meant that the money missed out in 2014 would have been paid in full. The focus for the new bill is mostly on the newly jobless and they’re also trying to figure out how to spur on job creation.

There have been arguments over whether letting the unemployment extension die would encourage people to look harder. For example, Diana Furchtgott-Roth at Real Clear Markets argued that letting the unemployment benefits die would help the economy:

“Americans who are employed or looking for a job rose four tenths of a percentage point between December and March, one of the fastest increases since the beginning of 2010. The number of unemployed out of work for more than 26 weeks declined by 110,000. One of the reasons was undoubtedly the end of emergency unemployment benefits.”

Read more at http://www.inquisitr.com/1267707/unemployment-extension-2014-poll-half-of-americans-are-not-job-hunting-most-refuse-to-change-their-lives/#Bl10zwDDAjItJf0s.99

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