Emergency unemployment benefits that help around 7,900 Iowans will stop at the end of the month.
The Federal Emergency Unemployment Compensation program expires at the end of December.
This program provides the unemployed with up to 47 extra weeks of benefits
Last time Congress passed an extension of the program it indicated this would be the last extension.
Iowans currently getting the emergency benefits are being individually notified regarding their benefit situation by mail.
People who qualify for benefits will still be eligible for 26 weeks of unemployment benefits in a 52 week period.
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