Tag: California

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Governor of California wants to provide two-thirds of residents a $600 stimulus check

The middle class and low-income Californians are expected to benefit from UBI By: MAGGIE ANGST  Gov. Gavin Newsom today unveiled …

The Frank Lloyd Wright-designed Marin County Civic Center photographed in San Rafael, Calif., Friday, May 11, 2018.Mason Trinca / Special to The Chronicle

125 mothers in Marin County will begin receiving $1000 a month in basic income for two years

The Marin program will provide $1,000 monthly grants to 125 low wage-earning women of color who are raising at …

Lamonte Goode, an out-of-work dancer, outside his West Hollywood apartment. Goode owes thousands of dollars to his landlord, and he’s not sure how he’ll pay it back. (Jason Armond / Los Angeles Times)

What happens when all the rent comes due?

“An eviction is not a single event in a person’s life. It actually changes the trajectory of a life, …

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California state lawmaker introduces bill to create universal basic income of $1K a month

California Assemblyman Evan Low (D) introduced a bill this week to create a universal basic income in the state, …

SAN JOSE, CALIFORNIA - Former foster youth and Razing the Bar co-founder Dontae Lartigue works, Tuesday, Jan. 7, 2020, at his non-profit in San Jose, Calif., helping foster youth with professional development. (Karl Mondon/Bay Area News Group)

Why one Bay Area County Is Exploring Basic Income for Former Foster Youth

When Dontae Lartigue left foster care right before his 19th birthday in 2009, finding housing in Santa Clara County …

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Experiment with basic income in Stockton is demonstrating how people spend it

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — The first data from an experiment in a California city where needy people get $500 …

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County in California Looks at Basic Income for Young Adults

Recognizing that those leaving the Foster Care system are among the most vulnerable in Santa Clara County, Supervisor Dave …