The administration argues that an economic “multiplier” triggered by unemployment injects $1.80 into the economy for every dollar spent on benefits for the jobless.
Some federal workers furloughed as part of the sequester are now applying for unemployment benefits.
Kayla Marie North used her graduation announcement as a platform to make a statement about the state of employment for recent grads. Her announcement read, “Kayla Marie North feels inclined to announce both her graduation from Utah Valley University and her catapult into unemployment… But none of that really matters. Send cash.”