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Oregon overpaid $41M in jobless benefits

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Thursday, August 16, 2012

Unemployed Oregonians received $41 million more than they should have during fiscal year 2011, according to the Secretary of State.

Dee Anna Hassanpour, the deputy administrator of unemployment benefits, said the sheer volume of claims during the recession that started in 2008 swamped her office, leaving it understaffed.

According to the audit, people were overpaid for two primary reasons: either they were paid twice, or they shouldn’t have been paid.

Read more at The Statesman Journal.

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+1 #1 Business OwnerGuest 2012-08-16 18:40:31
When you can pay out this kinda of money and not know it then you have too much and/or incompetent people and a serious lack of control of your money!!!! I will never vote for a tax increase until the government figures out how to manage their money!
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