House Republicans say the unemployment benefits will be reinstated only if accompanied by federal spending cuts.
The 10 percent cuts are slated to take effect April 8.
Indiana Department of Workforce Development says it must stop distributing federal unemployment benefits because of uncertainty surrounding sequestration.
There were two yeas, six nays, and one abstention from Indiana congressmen. Both Indiana senators voted in favor of it.
Federal unemployment benefits will go away for many Indiana residents if there is no deal to extend them by Saturday.
The Indiana Chamber of Commerce announced Monday its 2013 legislative priorities, including protecting education reform and tightening unemployment benefits.
Thousands of Hoosiers may lose their unemployment benefits under changes effective today.
Indiana is the first state in the nation to require drug testing for people who want to participate in federally funded job training.
Anyone failing or refusing a drug test would no longer be eligible to receive unemployment benefits until they find a job and work for eight weeks.
About 30,000 Hoosiers are once again eligible for unemployment benefits.