Source:: Sterling Ivey, Governor’s Press Secretary
Executive Order 10-276, Authorizing Extension of Eligibility Period for Unemployment Emergency Benefits
Governor Charlie Crist issued Executive Order Number 10-276 authorizing an extension of the eligibility period for unemployment emergency benefits, in compliance with federal law. It will enabel those currenttly colleceting unemployment to resume receiving those benefits through January 7, 2012.
GOVERNOR CHARLIE CRIST STATEMENT “With the federal extension of the Extended Benefits program, it is important that we act immediately to ensure out-of-work Floridians are able to take advantage of the additional federal dollars available to our state and our people. Especially during the holiday season, when we are keenly aware of the needs of those less fortunate, it is my Constitutional duty to sign this Executive Order that will allow Florida to provide these funds to our citizens.”
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