PILOTS & EXPERIMENTS
Washington Democrats want to give 7,500 low-income state residents recurring cash payments for two years, no strings attached.
Basic Income Project’s new funding includes $2 million expected from city; program helps more than 800
Bettencourt asked the Texas attorney general to weigh in on whether the plan to give $500 monthly stipends violates the Texas Constitution.
Calling taxpayer-funded basic income programs “insane,” “socialism on steroids” and “an attack on American values,” a pair of Republican state lawmakers on Thursday advanced legislation that would prohibit such programs in Iowa.
A new cash-assistance program will provide money to the mothers of newborns Audrina Gatica and Khim’Meir Taylor, who were thrust into the spotlight Wednesday as the program officially opened for applicants.
Goldbug is funding a guaranteed income pilot for pregnant women—the first privately financed program like it in the country.
“Unconditional Basic Income: An initiative starts again”
The program providing provided guaranteed, no-strings-attached monthly incomes
“This program has given our youth the power and autonomy to make the choices that most benefit them,” Mayor Latoya Cantrell said in a 2022 news release.
“Uplift Harris” aims to give financial relief to low-income families in the county, with parties receiving $500 a month for 18 months.
The Welsh government has announced that its universal basic income (UBI) project will not be continued after the initial pilot ends in 2025 because of the cost.
Advocates say that “no-strings attached” funding puts participants on a path to financial security because they often use the money to cover basic necessities, pay off debt, and build up savings.
Denver’s basic income pilot secured new funding from mayor after coalition of advocacy groups lobbied for it to continue
There were 10,849 eviction filings in Denver County this year, the highest number since the 2008 financial crisis.
PRINCE GEORGE’S COUNTY, Md. (DC News Now) — Prince George’s County is launching Thrive Prince George’s, a program that seeks to provide economic stability and mobility for families in the County.
Boston Mayor Michelle Wu says she backs the concept of universal basic income. What she doesn’t want is another limited pilot like the ones that have spread across the country.
Conservative groups have sued to shut down the Abundant Birth Project giving Black mothers $1000 a month
For Briana Jones, a young Black mother in San Francisco, a city program called the Abundant Birth Project has been a godsend.
Report out Wednesday says how much program would cost and how to pay for it
As climate change has made annual rains ever more intense, the deforested areas have become increasingly prone to deadly mudslides.
The policy planks come two weeks before Liberal members vote for the new leader
The Newfoundland and Labrador government is launching a basic income program for residents aged 60 to 64, part of a poverty reduction plan announced Wednesday that some advocates say could make a real difference.
More than a quarter of Santa Clara County families struggle to afford their basic needs. To lift thousands of them out of poverty, a new study recommends guaranteed monthly payments — with no strings attached.
Minister for Social Justice and Chief Whip Jane Hutt has praised the progress and uptake of the basic income pilot scheme after meeting care leavers taking part in the programme.
Denver basic income experiment gets vote from City Council for continued funding after successful preliminary results
The Denver Basic Income Project gives cash payments each month to 800 individuals experiencing homelessness, no strings attached.
The founder of Twitter gave $1 million to the new guaranteed basic income program to help expand its reach in his hometown of St. Louis.
It was useless to make minor changes to the old system. A new system was needed. The evidence was clear.
What if, instead of traditional housing vouchers laden with convoluted red tape that landlords notoriously hate, low-income tenants could pay their rent with cash?
LA’s universal basic income (UBI) pilot program, “BIG: LEAP,” gave participants $1,000 per month for a year.
Oprah Winfrey and Dwayne Johnson have committed $10 million to make direct payments to people on Maui who are unable to return to their homes
Fairfax County will be piloting a guaranteed income program for residents in select ZIP codes, offering $750 per month to 180 families for 15 months starting in 2024.
A surge of federal funding from the American Rescue Plan has helped cities develop pilot guaranteed income programs. Will they last?
California officials representing some of the wealthiest cities in the world traveled to one of the poorest villages in Africa this week to study universal basic income
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, takes on a basic income to address racial disparities and improve birth outcomes