Beshear discusses economy as Kentucky sees second largest drop in US in unemployment claims

 Beshear discusses economy as Kentucky sees second largest drop in US in unemployment claims

COUNTY SIMPSONVILLE POLICE TOOK PART. GOVERNOR BASHIR STILL SAYS HE WILL NOT REDUCE UNEMPLOYMENT BENEFITS QUITE YET ACROSS THE COUNTRY EMPLOYERS HAVE COMPLAINED OF A LABOR SHORTAGE SOME HAVE BLAMED UNEMPLOYMENT BENEFITS MORE MADE MORE GENEROUS BY A FEDERAL BONUS DURING THE PANDEMIC, INDIANA AND OHIO WILL WITHDRAW FROM THE FEDERAL SUPPLEMENT PROGRAM GOVERNOR BASHIR SAYS THE TIME IS NOT RIGHT YET FOR, KENTUCKY. WE WILL LOOK AS WE MOVE TOWARDS SEPTEMBER AT WHERE OUR TRENDS ARE ARE GOING BUT LET’S MAKE SURE THAT WE ARE ALSO LOOKING AT WAGES TOO MANY KENTUCKIANS WERE LIVING IN POVERTY WHILE WORKING FULL-TIME. THIS PANDEMIC. LET’S LOOK AT WORK ENVIRONMENT. BUT LET’S ALSO LOOK AT THE NUMBERS WHERE PEOPLE ARE COMING BACK TODAY THE LABOR DEPARTMENT REPORTED KENTUCKY HAD THE SECOND HIGHEST DROP IN UNEMPLOYMENT CLAIMS OF ANY STATE. THE GOVERNOR SAYS THAT’S PROOF. KENTUCKI


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