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Illinois Governor Blames Special Circumstances For Unemployment Backlog

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Illinois’ governor is blaming people with ‘special circumstances’ for the state’s unemployment backlog. Governor JB Pritzker yesterday said thousands of people are waiting for their unemployment benefits because they cannot file a claim online. The governor said people who are waiting either cannot access the state’s jobless website or need to speak to someone in person.

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