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Final Negotiations Begin For Bankrupt Indiana Unemployment Fund

Last updated on Sunday, March 29, 2009

(STATEHOUSE) - As final negotiations begin on a fix for Indiana’s bankrupt unemployment fund, house speaker Patrick Bauer is warning that democrats won’t accept any cut in benefits.

Senate republicans say only two states reimburse a higher percentage of lost pay than Indiana.

Leaders in both chambers have moved quickly to appoint the four-member conference committee in charge of hammering out a final bill by the April 29 deadline.

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