After court ruling and IRS announcement, jobless Arkansas workers could see cash bounty soon

Pulaski County circuit court orders Gov. Hutchinson to reinstate weekly $300 unemployment pay; IRS announces refund following tax adjustment to jobless benefits BCN Executive Editor Wesley Brown – Aug. 1,…

Arkansas jobless rate stalls at 4.4% as DWS cuts off federal unemployment benefits today

Black unemployment in Arkansas jumps to 9.3% through May, more than double the nation jobless rate BCN Staff – June 16, 2021 — Arkansas jobless rate remained unchanged through the…

Gov. Hutchinson announces plan to cut extra $300 per week unemployment benefit by July

Announcement comes as Biden Administration releases weak April job report showing Black unemployment at 9.7%, well U.S. average at 6.1% By BCN Executive Editor Wesley Brown — May 7, 2021…