Comments for: Extension pushed for jobless benefits

Posted Dec. 30, 2013, at 11:27 a.m.

WASHINGTON — With 1.3 million jobless workers losing their benefits Saturday, Democrats on Capitol Hill are pushing for a three-month extension that is slated to face a key procedural vote as soon as next week. The bill, introduced by Sens. Jack Reed, D-R.I., and Dean Heller, R-Nev., would prolong emergency …

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