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updated 7:56 PM UTC, Jul 13, 2020

Group Sends Letter To Assembly Speaker Asking For Special Session On Unemployment

  • Written by Tyler Bue
  • Published in News

With more than 700 thousand claims for unemployment benefits still not processed, a group of Wisconsin residents is asking Assembly Speaker Robin Vos for help.

A letter was sent to Vos requested a special legislative session to be called to deal with the backlog. The administrator of the group says she is still waiting, 14 weeks after filing her first application for the benefits. Chenon Times-Rainwater of West Bend says Vos was singled out they believe he is in the best position to take the action needed. The group says other letters have been written to the governor and additional state officials.

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