State has paid out on 80% of unemployment claims since March, Labor Dept. says

The Maryland Department of Labor has reported that of the 796,276 complete unemployment claims filed from March 9 to October 31, 754,954 (94.8%) have been processed with 637,596 (80.1%) receiving benefit payments and 117,358 (14.7%) being denied for not meeting state or federal program requirements. “Of the claims that have already been denied, the large . . .