俄克拉荷马州共和党籍参议员科本（Tom Coburn）估计，从2005年,到2009年，百万富豪,共领取7500万美元的失业救济金。科本,正在和科罗拉多州民主党籍参议院乌达尔（Mark Udall）一起,推动结束这种做法。
US House Speaker John Boehner, Monday is expected to: House of Representatives will be extended through the payroll tax reduction program.
New York, US’s Republican Party, House of Representatives will vote on Tuesday to extend the tax cuts payroll taxes, income over $ 1 million of the rich and powerful, no longer eligible for food stamps, unemployment benefits or the eligibility of each year, saving U.S. $ 20 million to cover tax cuts for the average American wage level. This idea has been in favor of the Democratic Party, who proposed the extension of similar Senate version of the payroll tax reduction plan.
“The New York Times” said, in fact, receive food stamps are very rare millionaire, Michigan, a person in the lottery, after which the person is still receiving income benefits, are included, the state officials quickly suspended the his welfare.
End of the high-income unemployment benefits show – members of Congress are willing to find some way to make more contributions to the richest Americans, to make up for the middle class tax cuts.
Democratic Party demands on income over $ 1 million people, the collection of additional tax, payroll tax to extend middle-class tax cuts, Republicans have been flatly refused. If Congress does not act now, to 4.2% of the employee’s wage tax, will be in January, rising to 6.2%. Senate this week, is expected to propose another version of the extension of the payroll tax reduction program. Monday night, the Democratic Party leader, Harry Reid of Nevada, notified Congress of Republicans, Democrats get paid until the tax scheme, he would suspend the vote on the government budget.
Perhaps it is difficult to find food stamps on the tycoons, some millionaires, after unemployment, indeed to receive unemployment benefits.
Oklahoma Republican Senator Coburn (Tom Coburn) estimates that from 2005 to 2009, millionaire, a total of $ 75 million received unemployment benefits. Coburn, working with Colorado Democratic Senate Wu Daer (Mark Udall) together to promote an end to this practice.
Division of the Office of Data, Internal Revenue Service report, 2009, 2362 millionaires, to receive unemployment benefits of $ 20,799,000; 18 of them, earning more than $ 10 million per person, receiving unemployment benefits of $ 12,333.
Unemployment benefits, in fact, the states and the federal government to provide protection projects. States to require employers to pay taxes, pay the first 26 weeks of unemployment benefits; the federal government to pay unemployment benefits extension.
Republican millionaire will cut food stamps and unemployment benefits, time :2011 -12-13
Currently, unemployment benefits, has been extended to 99 weeks, a large number of extended unemployment benefits, are being dragged down the U.S. economy, the Federal Government for this purpose, spending $ 180 billion. Approximately 350 million people, now, to get extended unemployment benefits. Some states have begun to reduce the unemployment benefits extension of time.
Republicans to shorten unemployment duration for states to use unemployment benefits, provide flexibility, including, can be used to received unemployment benefits for the people, providing training programs.
Urban Institute economist Fuluo Man (Wayne Vroman) said, “That is a drop of water during Hurricane I Look is a public relations tool, millionaires receiving unemployment benefits, not the main problem of this project, which is of the unemployment insurance system, to an income test. ”
Food stamps is another matter, beneficiaries must prove that low-income, in order to receive. Household income does not exceed 130% of the poverty line, that is, a family of three, monthly gross income of $ 2,008.
In all 53 states and U.S. territories, 40 states have no asset testing standards, that is, in some cases, an individual, a luxury, or luxury cars, may still receive food stamps.
Ministry of Agriculture officials deny food stamps millionaires say.
Department of Agriculture spokesman La Wali (Aaron Lavallee) that federal law is very clear. This project is for the income does not exceed 130% of poverty line family services.
In the United States 46 million people were receiving such benefits, could barely see the millionaires. So, the $ 200 million in savings, mainly from high-income earners to reduce unemployment benefits.