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Jobless Arkansans get $1B in U.S. aid

Jobless Arkansans get $1B in U.S. aid

In 4 months of payouts, disbursement of benefits from state hits $271.3M The state has disbursed more than $1.1 billion in federal unemployment aid to the jobless in just four months, including millions of dollars in weekly federal supplements...

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State’s Jobless Rate Surges To 10.2%

State’s Jobless Rate Surges To 10.2%

Unemployment in Arkansas shot up to 10.2% in April, ballooning to double-digits for the first time in more than 35 years. The jobless rate doubled from 5% in March, state officials announced Friday. All 11 economic sectors suffered...

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