North Carolina debt to federal government http://wfae.org en 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 N.C. Proposal Slashes Unemployment Insurance, Raises Taxes http://wfae.org/post/nc-proposal-slashes-unemployment-insurance-raises-taxes <p>Republican state legislators unveiled a plan Wednesday to reduce unemployment benefits and raise taxes on some businesses. They say those are necessary steps to pay back the nearly <a href="http://workforcesecurity.doleta.gov/unemploy/budget.asp#tfloans">$2.5 billion </a>the state owes the federal government for help paying unemployment insurance.</p> Wed, 05 Dec 2012 23:13:07 +0000 Michael Tomsic 17131 at http://wfae.org N.C. Proposal Slashes Unemployment Insurance, Raises Taxes