On Air Now

Upcoming Shows

Program Schedule »

Tune in to Listen

1590 AM Coldwater, Michigan 95.5 FM Coldwater, Michigan


Current Conditions(Coldwater,MI 49036)

More Weather »
44° Feels Like: 44°
Wind: SE 0 mph Past 24 hrs - Precip: 0”
Current Radar for Zip


Sunny 71°


Clear 48°


Sunny 76°


  • 0 Severe Weather Alerts
  • 0 Cancellations

Millionaires Receive Unemployment Checks


UNDATED (WTVB) - Can you believe it or maybe it won’t surprise you to learn that that nearly 24-hundred millionaires were among the Americans receiving unemployment checks in 2009.  The statistic in a recent report from the Congressional Research Service is sparking calls to end benefit payments to high income earners.  Oklahoma Senator Tom Coburn called it "a case study in out-of-control spending."  Lawmakers are considering the change as Congress looks at ways to cut a projected one-point-one trillion dollar deficit for the fiscal year that ended September 30th.  Ending unemployment benefits for millionaires would save an estimated twenty  million dollars over the next decade.