Two dozen states have decided to end some form of enhanced expanded and unemployment benefits offered through the covert relief bill. NPR's Asma Holiday reports. These expanded benefits mean an extra $300 a week. They also mean that people who don't traditionally qualify for unemployment like gig workers have been able to get help. These expanded benefits don't expire until September, but a number of states led by Republicans say their states don't need them. In fact, some argue that the extra money is actually hurting the job market and leading to worker shortage is not a single state, led by a Democratic governor has decided to terminate unemployment benefits. Early in analysis by J. P. Morgan argues that it looks like politics rather than economics, is driving the decision. Well, While some of these states have tight labor markets and strong earnings growth, many of them do not.