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Easter gift for Iron Rangers: unemployment extension

 


ST. PAUL -- Easter will be a bit happier for laid-off Iron Range workers.

The Minnesota Legislature recessed for a short Easter break Thursday after extending unemployment benefits 26 weeks for more than 2,700 rangers who have exhausted their original 26 weeks of payments. Lawmakers also approved legislation to reform a trust fund that provides money for unemployment benefits.

http://www.bemidjipioneer.com/news/region/3994447-easter-gift-iron-rangers-unemployment-extension


 

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