Quote of the Day | May 12, 2020

“Now, there are literally thousands of people filing for unemployment and the only way they are getting the cards, are if they agree to pay the $15 fee to have it expedited. And conveniently, they deduct it from your account before they send the card.”

-Sally Cannon, describing how paying a $15 fee to a third-party vendor would expedite delivery of a family member’s state unemployment benefit. State official said non-expedited cards are facing delays of between 16 and 18 days. [The Frontier]


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