22,219 People Apply for 110 Slots in Shreveport Basic Income Pilot

By: Marlo Lacen SHREVEPORT, La. (KTAL/KMSS) – The City of Shreveport says more than 22,000 people applied for the guaranteed income program before the midnight deadline Monday. Now, the city says the 22,219 applications will be narrowed down to 110, the total number of households that will receive $660 a month for a year. With 187,593 residents as of the 2020 Census, the number of applications represents nearly 12 percent

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