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City of Statesboro paid for council member’s unemployment benefits
Claim was for loss of unrelated job, say Mack and city staffers
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Venus Mack
The Georgia Department of Labor billed the city of Statesboro’s unemployment insurance account for payments on a claim by City Councilwoman Venus Mack at times between March 2020 and the end of March 2021. But the city never cut council members’ pay or laid off any workers during the pandemic.
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