House Dems Step Up To Stop Unemployment Insurance Expiration

Posted by | December 19, 2012 10:30 | Filed under: Top Stories

They’re drawing a line in the sand against the “heartless'” Scrooges:

Rep. Sandy Levin (D-Mich.), the House Ways and Means Committee ranking member, said Tuesday that he is determined to see a yearlong extension passed before the benefits expire on Dec. 29.

Levin said he would refuse to accept a reduction in the number of weeks or any other trade-off as part of an extension.

“I think it’s heartless to talk about a further reduction,” he said.

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