GA backs unemployment benefit changes

THERE WERE 3,840 individuals in Rhode Island who filed for pandemic unemployment insurance assistance last week. / AP FILE PHOTO/LYNNE SLADKY
LEGISLATION AIMED at getting people back to work and relieving business hiring woes passed in the R.I. House on Wednesday. / AP FILE PHOTO/LYNNE SLADKY
PROVIDENCE - Changes to state unemployment benefits that let recipients earn more money while still getting benefits won approval in the House on Wednesday. The House’s 69-3 vote on the bill sponsored by Rep. Carol Hagan McEntee, D-South Kingstown, comes a day after the Senate approved an identical piece of companion legislation. With the backing…

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