House Speaker John Boehner, R-Ohio, on unemployment extension: 'I told the president I would consider this as long as it was paid for and as long as there were provisions attached that would actually help the economy and help people get back to work' - @HuffPostPol
The Emergency Unemployment Compensation Extension Act ("S. 1845".) is bill that would extend the length of unemployment benefits to cover another three months, until March 31, 2013. The three-month extension would cost $6.4 billion.
The Emergency Unemployment Compensation Extension Act was introduced in the United States Senate during the 113th United States Congress.