Debt ceiling gridlock puts unemployment benefits in peril

– As lawmakers in Washington, D.C. remain deadlocked over raising
the debt limit, a newly revealed threat looms for Californians,
especially in areas hard hit by unemployment such as Northwest

to a report by Capital Public Radio, Californians could stop
receiving unemployment checks if Congress and the White House can’t
hash out a debt deal by the Tuesday deadline.

failure to do so could have perilous implications for areas like
Northwest Pasadena, which has been hard hit by the recession.

in the two zip codes that make up Northwest Pasadena is above 18
, according to a Los Angeles County report. 

This entry was posted in Politics and tagged , , . Bookmark the permalink.

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

You may use these HTML tags and attributes: <a href="" title=""> <abbr title=""> <acronym title=""> <b> <blockquote cite=""> <cite> <code> <del datetime=""> <em> <i> <q cite=""> <s> <strike> <strong>