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For Immediate Release
Office of the Press Secretary
November 21, 2008
President Bush Signs H.R. 6867 Into Law
On Friday, November 21, 2008, the President signed into law:
H.R. 6867, the "Unemployment Compensation Extension Act of 2008," which extends Emergency Unemployment Compensation to 20 weeks, and creates a second tier of 13 weeks of compensation for individuals in States with high unemployment rates.
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