BY CHRISTINE STEWART: Unemployment insurance is a safety net for laid-off workers. But with nearly 100,000 people filing for benefits, Connecticut’s unemployment trust fund went bankrupt on Oct. 13.
Over the past two months, Gov. M. Jodi Rell has sounded alarms and written Connecticut’s Congressional delegation twice, asking them to help get the federal government to extend its interest free loans past the 2010 expiration date to help maintain the fund.
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