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DES expects delays for some jobless benefits

Arizona Unemployment

The Arizona Department of Economic Security says payment of extended unemployment benefits may be delayed by about a week. The department says it needs to make some computer programming changes as a result of the federal government’s last-minute extension of emergency unemployment benefits. Congress passed the legislation and President Barack Obama signed it this week.… Read More →

Jobs report gives Obama a boost

Barack Obama,

President Barack Obama got much-needed good news Friday following his disappointing debate performance as the unemployment rate dropped to its lowest level since he took office. Republican rival Mitt Romney said Obama still hasn’t done enough to create jobs. The figures announced by the Labor Department — 114,000 new jobs last month to bring unemployment… Read More →