By Roby Chavez
New York City’s first guaranteed income program is providing up to $1,000 a month to some low-income mothers of newborns. The minds behind the program are hoping it will be beneficial for early childhood development. NewsHour Weekend’s Zachary Green reports…
By Zachary Green
In the U.S. 30% of families headed by Black mothers live below the poverty line. But one initiative in Mississippi is trying to address that problem with a guaranteed income program Magnolia Mother’s Trust is giving $1,000 a month to…
Newsom's proposal, announced Friday, would not create a statewide guaranteed income program. Instead, it sets aside $35 million over five years to help local governments fund pilot programs.
By Adam Beam, Associated Press
Many cities across the country are beginning to experiment with the idea of a guaranteed income: an amount of money meant to address the basic needs of a person living in the U.S., distributed on top of regular income. In…
By PBS NewsHour
What would happen if you gave people $500 a month, no strings attached? Stockton, California set out to answer that question two years ago as one of the first U.S. towns to pilot a Universal Basic Income program. Former Stockton…
After getting $500 per month for two years without rules on how to spend it, 125 people in California paid off debt, got full-time jobs and had “statistically significant improvements" in emotional health, according to a study released Wednesday.
Millions of Americans faced economic, housing and food uncertainty even before the pandemic. Two years ago, the mayor of Stockton, California piloted a universal basic income program in an effort to ease the pain of his constituents, sending monthly assistance…
The federal stimulus package that will provide relief checks to some families impacted by the pandemic, has reignited the idea of universal basic income. One testing ground for UBI is in Stockton, California, where a pilot program is underway. Hari…
More of the country shut down Friday to try to slow the spread of the coronavirus. New York and Illinois joined California in ordering everyone except essential workers to stay home. Meanwhile, President Trump invoked emergency powers to move medical…
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