On February 8, 2024, Chairman Ron Wyden (D-OR) and Ranking Member Mike Crapo (R-NC) released a framework of Unemployment Insurance Program Improvements. (see below).

The framework reflects some of the features of the Protecting Taxpayers and Victims of Unemployment Fraud Act (S 1587) and (HR 1163) that have been supported by UWC. No legislative draft language is available at this time.

The release of this framework indicates the general areas for which there may be bi-partisan agreement and potential legislation before the end of 2024.

UWC is reviewing the framework and conferring with congressional staff about the details.  Stay tuned!

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