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Jan 23, 2010, 09:52 PM
Two Dozen States’ Unemployment Funds in the Red, Nine More Within Six Months (http://www.propublica.org/feature/unemployment-funds-in-the-red-propublica-predicts-nine-more-within-0119)

The record 20 million Americans who collected unemployment insurance benefits last year landed on a safety net that was already deeply frayed.
New Interactive: ProPublica Predicts if Your State's Unemployment Insurance Fund Is About to Hit the Skids (http://projects.propublica.org/unemployment)
A historical compromise has left responsibility for unemployment benefits largely in the hands of states, and they have fulfilled this charge with varying degrees of effectiveness.