Irresponsible actions on Wall Street caused this Great Recession. People on Main Street should not suffer for it. The AFL-CIO is urging Congress to extend unemployment benefits, COBRA health insurance assistance and food aid for at least a year.
“These benefits are spent in our communities on thing like groceries, rent and mortgage payments. If assistance is cut off, it will have a ripple effect through our already weak economy,” warns Wisconsin State AFL-CIO President David Newby.
Call Senators Feingold and Kohl and tell them that thousands of Wisconsin families need an unemployment benefits extension today!
Senator Kohl - (202) 224-5653
For more details on this dire situation, check out today’s Milwaukee Journal Sentinel article on the subject: http://www.jsonline.com/business/85446887.html