Despite an old & busted unemployment system that didn't really work during the pandemic . . . The top GOP politico in Kansas is cracking down on the working-class in hopes of returning an advantage to low-wage-paying bosses.
"I just think we're paying people more to stay at home than to go back to work," Marshall said.
Meanwhile, paying people for doing nothing is pretty much how all elected officials hold on to their livelihood.
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Eighteen states, including Missouri, are eliminating federal unemployment benefits.U.S. Sen. Roger Marshall wants Kansas to follow suit. Marshall believes the added federal unemployment benefits, up to $300 more a week, may have served a purpose, but it's time Kansas opt out of the program."I just think we're paying people more to stay at home than to go back to work," Marshall said.Kansas' March unemployment rate was 3.7% and 3.1% in Johnson County.