Quick glimpse at the impact of tough efforts to send locals back into the workplace by way of cutting back public assistance . . . Read more:
Food banks in Kansas City find themselves bracing for another surge of demand from people cut off from supplemental federal unemployment benefits. Missouri sits among several GOP-led states cutting ties with all federal pandemic-related unemployment insurance programs ahead of schedule. That means that jobless workers in Missouri will soon get $300 a week less in unemployment benefits.