Extreme, dangerous and misguided:

These are the words experts used to describe the North Carolina’s new unemployment insurance system. We’ve gathered a series of documents for media and policy-makers that can be accessed below. Together, they show the devastating consequences that benefit cuts and restrictions on eligibility requirements will visit upon families and businesses in North Carolina, and highlight policy makers’ missed opportunities.

How North Carolina got into this mess:

How the UI overhaul will do harm:

Setting the record straight:

The path not taken: