Arkansas continues to fall short in providing help to those left unemployed by Gov. Asa Hutchinson’s various business shut-down orders.
Conventional unemployment claim processing has been a monumental mess, still not fully corrected according to complaints I’ve received.
But the pandemic unemployment assistance, a special program for independent contractors.
Manana is the operative word on that.
As you can see, I just checked the website this morning.
By way of comparison, according to this compilation, every state bordering Arkansas is now accepting these claims. Yes, even Mississippi.