There Are Now 5 States That Will End Boosted Unemployment Early

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There Are Now 5 States That Will End Boosted Unemployment Early

When the American Rescue Plan was signed into law this past March, it did more than just put $1,400 stimulus checks into recipients' bank accounts -- it also boosted and extended unemployment benefits for those who were jobless. In fact, anyone entitled to unemployment benefits gets an extra $300 a week through early September. Critics of boosted unemployment benefits have long said that giving the jobless that extra money would take away their incentive to seek out work.