GOP governors slash unemployment benefits to help businesses hire back workers

The Washington Examiner • "Republican governors across the country are looking to slash additional coronavirus-related jobless benefits in an effort to spur job creation. “We absolutely can put more people to work,” Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis said during a press conference last week. The Republican governor announced that individuals who continue to collect unemployment benefits will soon have to provide proof that they are looking for a job. ""Normally when you’re getting unemployment, the whole idea is that’s temporary, and you need to be looking for work to be able to get off unemployment,"" DeSantis added. ""It was a disaster, so we suspended those... read more