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This is California’s seventh week of being under stay-at-home orders. Gov. Gavin Newsom has said that more than four million Californians have filed for unemployment since mid-March and that the state has paid out more than $10 billion.
“We’ve never experienced anything like this in our lifetime,” he said on Wednesday. “These numbers are jaw-dropping.”
A report released last week suggested that millions of unemployed across the country have been stymied from seeking benefits because of application backlogs, technical glitches and confusing…