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Biden’s Labor Secretary is watching ‘very closely’ after Indiana tried to cancel federal unemployment benefits and a judge intervened

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In Indiana, federal unemployment benefits ended early — until they didn’t. Biden’s Labor Secretary told Insider that he’s on the case.

After the state’s announcement that the $300 weekly benefits would end on June 19, instead of the scheduled September end date for the program nationwide, impacted Hoosiers brought a lawsuit against the state and won a preliminary injunction last week that would preserve benefits for thousands as the case proceeds.

But, as HuffPost’s Arthur Delaney reported, the state’s Department of Workforce Development “claims it can’t bring back the benefits.” Scott Olson, a spokesman details ⇒

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