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Commerce Department Considers Calling In National Guard To Help Process PUA Claims

Arkansas Department of Commerce
Arkansas Secretary of Commerce Mike Preston.

The Arkansas Commerce Department is considering calling in the National Guard to help the Division of Workforce Services go through Pandemic Unemployment Assistance claims. Secretary of Commerce Mike Preston says the number of claims had leveled out toward the end of last year, but changes to the program in the last two stimulus bills could require additional personnel to go through applications that had already been submitted.

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