• coronavirus April 22, 2020 7:31 pm

    DC Expands Coronavirus Testing

    It’s going to be easier to get tested for coronavirus in the District, and more people will now qualify for unemployment insurance. News4’s Mark Segraves reports.

  • unemployment April 22, 2020 8:11 pm

    DC Unemployment Claims Top 72,000

    More than 72,000 people have applied for unemployment benefits from D.C. since March 13, the mayor said at a press briefing Wednesday on the District’s response to the coronavirus crisis.  That represents about 1 in 10 residents of the city’s population of approximately 706,000 people. Some applicants for benefits work in D.C. but live elsewhere.  D.C. and the federal...

  • coronavirus March 27, 2020 11:43 pm

    Frustrations Grow as People Try to File for Unemployment

    News4 has received emails and calls from people frustrated by unsuccessful attempts to file online for unemployment benefits in the District. Jackie Bensen got some answers from D.C. officials.

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