Tag: Mayors for a Guaranteed Income

U.S. cities try new way to help the poor: cash

By Andy Sullivan Original article: https://www.reuters.com/world/us/us-cities-try-new-way-help-poor-give-them-money-2021-12-21/ WASHINGTON, Dec 21 (Reuters) – Spurred by the coronavirus pandemic, dozens of U.S. cities are deploying a new tool in

Providence’s guaranteed basic income pilot kicks off

By Amy Russo Original article: https://news.yahoo.com/providences-guaranteed-income-kicks-off-181321521.html PROVIDENCE — The city’s guaranteed income program saw more than 4,000 applicants for 110 spots, the city announced Wednesday, giving a

Why Michael Tubbs says he’s obsessed with ending poverty

By Lorie Konish Original article: https://www.cnbc.com/2021/11/21/former-stockton-mayor-michael-tubbs-on-why-he-wants-to-end-poverty.html Michael Tubbs had the odds stacked against him while growing up in Stockton, California, as the son of a

Could a guaranteed basic income program be coming to Detroit?

By Jim Kiertzner Original article: https://www.fox17online.com/news/could-a-guaranteed-basic-income-program-be-coming-to-detroit (WXYZ) — Two of the newly elected Detroit City Council members have floated the idea of a guaranteed basic income

Atlanta experiments with guaranteed basic income programs

By Thomas Wheatley Original article: https://www.axios.com/local/atlanta/2021/11/10/atlanta-experiment-guaranteed-income-program How could a monthly $800 check change your life? Atlanta may soon find out as it tests two guaranteed income pilot

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