© 2022 Maine Public
header.jpg
Play Live Radio
Next Up:
0:00
0:00
Available On Air Stations

Departing Congress Fails to Extend Jobless Benefits

The House concludes its last session of the 107th Congress after passing legislation creating a new Homeland Security Department. But lawmakers fail to extend unemployment benefits that are due to expire three days after Christmas. NPR's David Welna reports.

Copyright 2002 NPR