Tag: Los Angeles

LA Mayor Eric Garcetti with Michael Tubbs, founder of Mayors for a Guaranteed Income, after LA mayor announced plan to launch the largest UBI experiment in the nation

Los Angeles Times Editorial Board Endorses Basic Income Pilots

Editorial: Are cash handouts a better antidote to poverty? Let’s find out – Los Angeles Times By The Times Editorial …

California cities are leading the charge pushing to explore guaranteed basic income programs. Left-to-right: Former Stockton Mayor Michael Tubbs, Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti, Compton Mayor Aja Brown. (Illustration by Al Kamalizad for LAist. Photos from Getty Images.)

Mayor of Los Angeles Proposes Budget to Provide $1000 a Month in Basic Income to 2,000 People for One Year

The $24 million program in LA would be the largest UBI experiment of its kind in the United States. …

City Council President Nury Martinez and her council colleagues, shown in 2019, approved a new plan for how to spend money cut last year from the LAPD budget. (Al Seib / Los Angeles Times)

Police funding in Los Angeles to be partially reallocated from the LAPD to a one-year basic income pilot for 500 single parents

Under the plan passed Tuesday, $6 million would go toward a universal basic income pilot program in Councilman Curren …