December 17 – Gov. Charlie Crist extends Unemployment to Jan 7 according to Federal Law


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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