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Rep. Harris Weighs in on Extended Federal Jobless Benefits

July 27th, 2021 by WCBC Radio

Maryland US Congressman Andy Harris, the state’s lone Republican representative in Washington, agrees with those who say extra unemployment benefits are contributing to the nation’s labor shortage. He told WBAL Radio he believes its all part of a larger strategy by Democrats to force businesses to pay higher wages and, perhaps, to bring about an increase in the federal minimum wage…

Federal payments of $300 per week in Maryland will end in early September