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Unemployed emergency assistance to end soon

Plight of long-term jobless remains as serious as ever

While many unemployed Black Floridians were able to remain financially afloat due to government-funded budget extensions, New Year’s Day may prove to be a day of reckoning as scheduled budget cuts kick in. As of the week ending December 28th, nearly 119,000 Floridians will have their emergency unemployment compensation [EUC]terminated,