Transcript: NC Senate Debate – Unemployment Benefits

Thursday, September 11, 2014

Partial transcript of the North Carolina Senate debate on Sept. 3, 2014:


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Senate approves 5-month extension of federal emergency unemployment compensation

Tuesday, April 8, 2014
Sen. Jack Reed (D-Rhode Island) SOURCE: reed.senate.gov

The Senate yesterday voted to extend the federal emergency unemployment compensation for months.

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List of 59 Senators who voted to extend unemployment benefits until June 1, 2014

Monday, April 7, 2014

List of 59 Senators who voted to extend federal emergency unemployment compensation for 5 months on April 7, 2014. H.R. 3979, which includes S.Amdt. 2874, passed the Senate…

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List of 38 Republican senators who voted against a 5-month extension of unemployment benefits

Monday, April 7, 2014

List of 38 Republican Senators who voted against the 5-month extension of federal emergency unemployment compensation on April 7, 2014. H.R. 3979, which includes S.Amdt. 2874, passed the…

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5-month unemployment benefit extension clears Senate procedural hurdle

Monday, April 7, 2014

A bill to extend federal emergency unemployment compensation for 5 months will be voted by the Senate this afternoon after clearing procedural hurdles last week. 

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3-month unemployment extension blocked again by Senate Republicans

Monday, February 10, 2014
SOURCE: reid.senate.gov

Senate Republicans once again blocked a 3-month extension of the federal emergency compensation that would have restored benefits to 1.7 million out-of-work Americans looking for a job. 

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Transcript: Floor speech by Sen. Jack Reed on extending emergency unemployment compensation – Feb. 6, 2014

Friday, February 7, 2014

Partial transcript of Sen. Jack Reed’s (D-Rhode Island) speech on the Senate floor urging lawmakers to approve a three-month extension of the federal emergency unemployment compensation (EUC) on…

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List of 55 Senators who voted to extend federal emergency unemployment compensation on Feb. 6, 2014

Thursday, February 6, 2014

List of 55 Senators who voted to extend federal emergency unemployment compensation. S. 1845, the Emergency Unemployment Compensation Extension Act, failed to receive the 60 votes needed to overcome a…

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List of 42 Republican Senators who voted against extending emergency unemployment benefits on Feb. 6, 2014

Thursday, February 6, 2014

List of 42 Republican Senators who voted against extending emergency unemployment benefits. S. 1845, the Emergency Unemployment Compensation Extension Act, failed to receive the 60 votes needed to overcome…

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3-month unemployment extension fails in Senate

Thursday, January 16, 2014
SOURCE: reid.senate.gov

A bipartisan bill to extend federal emergency unemployment insurance benefits for 3 months failed in the Senate on Tuesday.

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