Lawmakers Call for Action on Calif's Unemployment Benefits Backlog

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Months after the coronavirus pandemic first halted California's economy, leaving millions unemployed, there are still residents who haven’t even received one benefit payment from the Employment Development Department and lawmakers want action.

This week, more than half of the California legislature penned a letter to Gov. Gavin Newsom calling for action. Read the letter below.

NBC 7's Amber Frias has the story on the NBC 7 News at 4, 5 and 6 p.m.

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