Ms. Howard and Matthew
Blackmon, Budget Director at CDLE, responded to questions from the
committee about: unemployment payout through My UI+, fraudulent claims,
a cost benefit analysis for the project, how much money is in CDLE cash
fund, unemployment insurance checks, direct deposits to accounts, the call
center, costs of maintaing the system. system flexibility, federal funding
opportunities, project phases, call center phone calls, and lessons learned
from past projects.