Reports are that the Senate will pass an extension of unemployment benefits next week, but it will not include the COBRA subsidy. So short-sighted -- people who lose their insurance will go to emergency rooms and the taxpayers will end up footing the bill anyway. Why not just do the right thing? The majority of people support extending benefits. Although these polls didn't ask about COBRA, I bet the results would have been the same for those benefits, as well.
The calls I'm getting just break my heart. Jennifer