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LI job seekers hope for extended benefits

Republicans and Democrats in Congress are debating whether

Republicans and Democrats in Congress are debating whether to extend so-called long-term unemployment benefits for 26 weeks. (January 14, 2014 5:39 PM)

Out of the hundreds who attended the Long Island Job Finder Job Fair Tuesday afternoon, many agree that Congress should be extending unemployment benefits to those out of work.

Republicans and Democrats in Congress are debating whether to extend so-called long-term unemployment benefits for 26 weeks. The Senate voted today to end debate on the issue and put forth a bipartisan bill that would...

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