Sections

Weather Forecast

Close
Advertisement

Lawmakers consider boost to jobless benefits; Senators split on Farm Bill vote; more state news

Email

MADISON -- The Wisconsin Senate was scheduled to vote Tuesday on a bill to increase weekly jobless benefits, while making it easier to recover money that was overpaid to recipients.

The bill would increase the weekly payments by $1 to $7, while letting officials check private bank accounts for evidence of overpayments.

Are you a newspaper subscriber but you don't have a Digital Access account yet? https://secure.forumcomm.com/?publisher_ID=40&event=subscriber/lookup.

You will need your subscription account number and phone number. Not sure if you have an account? Email us at subscriberservices@forumcomm.com and we can help you.

Advertisement
Advertisement
Advertisement
randomness