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Prisoner Unemployment Payments
7/26/2013
 
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Taxpayers in Pennsylvania shelled out seven hundred and fifteen million dollars in improper unemployment checks last year.  Some of the money may have gone to prisoners gaming the system and collecting unemployment checks. Now members of Congress want to crack down.  Six House Republicans just introduced the "Perp Act".  It would prohibit states from paying out unemployment benefits to inmates.

 

  
 
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