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Should We Extend Jobless Pay?

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If you're unemployed, jobless pay does not go on indefinitely. But what if you still haven't found a job? Will the government extend that time limit? Plenty of local Nevadans said they need more time to find a job. But critics say that only encourages laziness. What do you think? Are you unemployed? Do you think we should extend jobless pay. or is it better to stop it? Jobless Nevadans share their stories, and two experts explain the case for/against extending pay. Share your thoughts below.

GUESTS
Jeffrey Miron, Senior Fellow, Cato Inst; Dir of Undergraduate Studies in Economics, Harvard U
Jeff Waddoups, Assoc Economics Prof, UNLV
Isabelle Diaz

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