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Half of Americans who lost wages are getting $0 jobless benefits

Source: Mitchell Hartman - Marketplace

A report from the Brookings Institution’s Hamilton Project finds that according to the Treasury Department, federal and state governments had sent out $48 billion in unemployment checks by the end of April. But the amount of income that Americans lost in April from layoffs and lack of work due to the pandemic was at least $80 billion.

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