DOL Encourages States to Spend Remaining UI Modernization Funds
On January 5, 2012, the Department of Labor (DOL) published guidance informing states of the unspent state administrative funds for Unemployment Insurance (UI) Modernization Incentive Grants made available under the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (ARRA, P.L. 111-5). Of the $500 million appropriated by ARRA, states have spent only $170.6 million. This Issue Brief provides information on total state administration funds and states’ remaining unspent funds.