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Amy Moreland is seen on her morning walk near her home on the East side of Madison on July 14, 2020. Moreland said that the walks help to get her out of bed and keep up a routine, as she is out of work and living alone during the COVID-19 pandemic. Will Cioci/WisconsinWatch

Madison bartender Amy Moreland has been out of work since mid-March. She immediately applied for state unemployment insurance and eventually started receiving an extra $600 per week from the federal CARES Act stimulus package — atop her $114 per week in state aid.

This federal benefit is set to expire at the end of this month, leaving Moreland and many other jobless Wisconsinites unsure about what’s next.

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