Who Gets President Trump’s $300 Unemployment Benefit: A State-By-State Analysis
As we reported earlier in the week, FEMA has begun to approve states for the enhanced federal unemployment insurance benefit authorized by President Trump on August 8th. While some states have been approved, some are still in the process while others have turned down the assistance. And at least one state has already started sending out $300 weekly benefits to its citizens.
To stay up to date on this developing story, we’ve gathered information here on a state-by-state basis. It includes whether the state had or will seek FEMA approval for the $300 benefit, the status of the application, whether the state intends to pay the matching $100 benefit, and when claimants can expect to begin receiving the payments.
The timing of payments is still largely unknown. While one state has begun making pa