The $600-a-week supplemental unemployment benefit is a major point of contention with Democrats

The $600-a-week supplemental unemployment benefit is a major point of contention with Democrats

WASHINGTONAfter days of disagreements between the White House and GOP lawmakers, Republicans are set to release their proposal for the next coronavirus relief bill on Monday, with millions of Americans on the verge of losing expanded unemployment benefits.
Lawmakers now have little time before the $600 weekly supplement to jobless benefits ends. In negotiations with Democrats, three months before the election, an agreement on unemployment insurance might prove to be the most difficult to reach.

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