The Missouri politico makes a bold move cuts back pandemic assistance in order to force people back to work.
This is a right-wing slam dunk that will bolster his standing among Missouri Republicans. Meanwhile, there's already progressive outcry over the alleged cruelty of his decision whilst pandemic impact continues . . . Albeit with lower numbers in every place but India.
"If you’re having trouble hiring people, pay more."
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Missouri Gov. Mike Parson directs state to end participation in pandemic-related federal unemployment programs
KANSAS CITY, Mo. - Missouri Gov. Mike Parson announced Tuesday he is directing state officials that as of June 12, Missourians will no longer be eligible to participate in all COVID-19 pandemic-related federal unemployment programs. Parson made the announcement in a less-than-10-minute news conference from the capitol in Jefferson City.