Gordon, Friedman Supported Bill to Increase Unemployment Benefits for Low-Income Recipients

A new bill supported by Burlington’s representatives in the State House will increase unemployment benefits for those who need it most.

According to a joint release from their offices, Representative Ken Gordon and Senator Cindy Friedman joined their colleagues in the Massachusetts Legislature on Monday, October 26 to pass An Act relative to additional unemployment benefits for the neediest recipients currently excluded from the Lost Wages Assistance program, which enhances unemployment benefits for certain Massachusetts workers by as much as $1,800 each.

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