Jane Oates spoke and answered questions on U.S. unemployment and the debate in Congress over extending benefits longer to jobless people in states with especially high unemployment. Following her appearance journalists spoke about her remarks.
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John Cranford Managing Editor CQ Roll Call->Enterprise
Jane Oates Assistant Secretary Department of Labor->Employment Training
Tom Raum Correspondent Associated Press
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Telephone lines were open for comments on news of the day.
Telephone lines were open for comments on the question, “Have you lost or found a job in the last six months?”
Unemployment and Benefits
Jane Oates talked about unemployment compensation funds. Several states are expected to run out in the next couple of years.…
Jane Oates talked about the latest unemployment numbers and benefits for the unemployed. She responded to telephone…