Unemployment Insurance

  • Blogs

    April 11, 2014

    Six Ways Rick Scott Has Screwed Florida

    Earlier this week, Rick Scott was called out on a couple of misleading campaign ads which claim that 300,000 Floridians have lost their insurance due to Obamacare. But Florida Blue, the insurance company at the center of one of the ads, says that this is not true. Scott, however, is standing by t ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 26, 2013

    Florida Residents to Lose Unemployment Benefits Saturday

    Thanks to Congress' not adding an extension to emergency unemployment benefits into the budget deal that's going to pass the Senate this week, roughly 73,000 Floridians will lose those benefits come Saturday. This is in addition to the 1.3 million in other states who will get ganked when the federa ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 18, 2012

    South Florida Is the Least Affordable Large Metro Area in the U.S.

    Oh, hey, South Florida. Good news! We're number one in being the least affordable place to live in the 25 largest metro areas for moderate income households. Woo hoo! According to a new study from the Washington-based Center for Housing Policy and the Chicago-based Center for Neighborhood Techn ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 23, 2012

    Rick Scott's Unemployment Compensation Laws Aren't Working

    Of course Florida is the hardest place to get unemployment benefits. Because that's how we roll!The U.S. Labor Department is investigating complaints from unemployed Floridians that Rick Scott and the Florida Legislature's labyrinthine gauntlet to receive unemployment compensation is one giant compl ... More >>

  • News

    July 14, 2011
  • Blogs

    July 28, 2010

    Morning Juice: Fido Finds Lobsters, With or Without Butter

    ​Current events, currently splayed across a web browser near you, right after you wake up:Jordan Howard Breslaw, in a race for a Broward County judge position, is collecting unemployment benefits. Evidently working as an attorney and a chiropractor isn't paying the bills. Sun-SentinelA wonderful c ... More >>