Can Kansas, Missouri afford President Trump's unemployment benefits plan? The shutdowns and layoffs have shattered the states' economies. The unemployment rates are down, but they are still high compared to last year.Is the job market is picking up?"We've seen more people becoming interested in the jobs that we do have available," said Aaron Byrd, of Express Employment Professionals.Byrd's boss believes the extra $600 a week in jobless benefits encouraged some to stay home.
Heartland states don't have the cash to live up to Prez Trump's plan . . . Take a look: