Should the federal government again provide an additional $600 to those unemployed due to the pandemic, or something less?

CONGRESS has been unable to agree on whether to restore a weekly $600 federal payment to the unemployed that recently expired. Approximately 370,000 people have applied for unemployment payments in the state since March 9. / AP FILE PHOTO/NAM Y. HUH
Congress recently let a weekly $600 federal payment to the unemployed expire. While many lawmakers and interest groups continue to lobby for a renewal of the payments, which supplemented unemployment checks provided by states, opponents believe the $600 payment was too generous and encouraged some people to stop looking to return to work. Do you…

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