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The New Year’s Unemployment Crisis, by the Numbers

The expiration of expanded unemployment benefits on January 1 will affect more than just out-of-work Americans

$150 Billion: How much total income unemployed workers are expected to lose next quarter after relief programs expire
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$150 Billion: That’s how much total income unemployed workers are expected to lose in the first quarter of 2021 after expanded unemployment…