Hundreds of jobless people wait outside the Kentucky Career Center for help with their unemployment claims on June 19 in Frankfort, Kentucky.
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The Federal Emergency Management Agency, which is overseeing program funding, had approved 26 states to offer the extra unemployment benefits as of around 10:30 a.m. ET on Monday.
Those states are: Alabama, Alaska, Arizona, California, Colorado, Georgia, Idaho, Indiana, Iowa, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, Mississippi, Missouri, Montana, New Mexico, New York, North Carolina, Oklahoma, Rhode Island, Tennessee, Texas, Utah and Vermont.
Officials in around 10 other states have applied or signaled…