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Sunday, Sep 23
2012, 4:59 AM
Seven months after being passed, a federal law that encourages states to give businesses...
Seven months after being passed, a federal law that encourages states to give businesses incentives to hire workers has been unable to gain momentum. A major problem is that setting up or maintaining existing programs is too expensive for some states. Texas, for example, has been paying companies $2K per unemployment claimant they hire, but is closing the program because of the cost.