Gov. Edwards signs bill to end federal pandemic unemployment aid

Updated: Jun. 16, 2021 at 5:56 PM CDT
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BATON ROUGE, La. (WAFB) - Gov. John Bel Edwards has signed HB 183, which will end the extra $300 a week unemployment payments from the federal government.

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The extra money will stop on July 31.

In exchange, there will be a much smaller boost to state unemployment benefits.

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