Benefits http://boisestatepublicradio.org en Extended Unemployment Benefits Ending In Washington & Oregon http://boisestatepublicradio.org/post/extended-unemployment-benefits-ending-washington-oregon <p>Thousands of long-term unemployed workers in the northwest will soon lose unemployment checks.&nbsp;It&#39;ll happen this weekend in Oregon; two weeks later in Washington State but likely not for several more months in Idaho. The federal government won&#39;t pay for extended benefits anymore because the jobless rates have improved.&nbsp;&nbsp;</p> Wed, 04 Apr 2012 13:57:26 +0000 Tom Banse 3597 at http://boisestatepublicradio.org Extended Unemployment Benefits Ending In Washington & Oregon