Senate OKs jobs bill; unemployment insurance, tax credits are extended

03/10/2010 | Wall Street Journal, The

In a 66-34 vote, the Senate approved a measure that extends jobless benefits and tax credits to the unemployed through the end of the year. The House passed a similar version last year, and a final vote is expected shortly. Laid-off workers can get insurance through the Cobra program; the bill also extends some tax breaks.

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