Record Jobless Claims Made in Oklahoma

The Oklahoma Employment Security Commission (OESC) continues to process unemployment claims and Pandemic Unemployment Assistance (PUA) at an unprecedented volume while regularly screening systems for fraudulent claims. “We paid more claims in the first three weeks of the pandemic than OESC did during all 12 months of 2019, and the agency has paid out over $432 million in the past six weeks,” said Secretary of Digital Transformation David Ostrowe. “With that volume there are bound to be individuals who try to game the system, but this is not impeding our ability to pay legitimate claims as quickly as possible.” OESC,…

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Fun Times

FUN TIMES…Emmy Schmidt, Portia Whipkey and Lafaye Hohbein work on crafts on Saturday during the Chamber Craft Show. The cards and pictures were donated to the Sorosis Club Christmas Food Baskets project.

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Giving

GIVING…Cheyenne Sorosis Club members met at the Ag Pavilion Monday to finalize plans for the Christmas Food Baskets. Thirty-seven baskets will be handed out on Thursday.

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