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Good morning well this is thanks -- -- sequester we're seeing a cut back in a drastic cutback on average by about forty dollars in weekly benefits.
Those unemployed folks who have already exhausted their state benefits and now there.
Using various federal benefits of those getting hit eighteen states and the District of Columbia.
Already reducing benefits by nearly 11%.
And then other states like Maryland and New Jersey.
That cuts there more than 22%.
For instance if you're living in Maryland.
You would see your weekly benefit -- cut by 72 dollars obviously that's a lot of money.
That's what you need to pay the rent pay for your groceries it's -- -- And Lawrence speaking of paying things you -- energy bills during the summer especially I would -- AC cranking and everything else up.
How can people keep -- -- down.
I don't know about you but my dad always yelled that's for keeping the lights on in every room in the house in Australia and now I know he -- 200 dollars is the average cost just to light Alison that's an obvious one right.
But other things smaller things are not as expensive but they certainly add up.
Like the the modem that can exceeded the Internet for most people 24/7 you just keep that thing on.
It cost a billion dollars collectively.
Any amount spent on.
Electricity other things add up your flat screen TV another five dollars and video game console fifteen bucks and the refrigerator.
75 dollars a year so when you look at -- like that.
That's -- -- your money's gone when he get your -- electric bill every month.
Interesting stuff Lawrence in the -- from the newsroom -- learned -- And fewer homeowners.
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