Unemployment insurance http://wfae.org en NC Cuts Unemployment Benefits, Pays Down Federal Debt http://wfae.org/post/nc-cuts-unemployment-benefits-pays-down-federal-debt <p>North Carolina is on pace to pay back its huge debt to the federal government for unemployment insurance by the end of next year. That's largely because the state slashed unemployment benefits.</p><p> Thu, 03 Apr 2014 18:40:14 +0000 Michael Tomsic 48284 at http://wfae.org NC Cuts Unemployment Benefits, Pays Down Federal Debt Struggling Food Banks Get Help From McCrory Administration http://wfae.org/post/struggling-food-banks-get-help-mccrory-administration <p>Food banks in North Carolina that are struggling to keep up with high demand are getting emergency relief from Governor Pat McCrory&#39;s administration. McCrory announced Monday they&#39;ll split $750,000 over the next few weeks, in part to help them get through the partial government shutdown. But demand at food banks has been rising since before the shutdown and can also be traced to changes on the state level.</p><p> Tue, 15 Oct 2013 13:29:30 +0000 Michael Tomsic 37302 at http://wfae.org Struggling Food Banks Get Help From McCrory Administration N.C. Legislative Committee Approves Changes To Unemployment Insurance http://wfae.org/post/nc-legislative-committee-approves-changes-unemployment-insurance <p>A North Carolina legislative committee approved a plan Tuesday to cut unemployment benefits and raise taxes on some businesses. Republicans behind the plan say those are necessary steps to pay back more than $2.5 billion the state owes the federal government.</p><p> Tue, 08 Jan 2013 20:30:34 +0000 Michael Tomsic 19064 at http://wfae.org N.C. Legislative Committee Approves Changes To Unemployment Insurance