NJ Spotlight News

Paterson one step closer to guaranteed-income pilot program

Clip: 03/18/2021 | 2m 43s | Video has closed captioning.

Under the pilot program, the city will provide 110 eligible residents, who are selected by a lottery, with $400 a month for 12 months to help them pay for necessities. Mayor Sayegh says there’s been concerns that people won’t spend the money on appropriate items, but data from other cities shows otherwise.

Aired: 03/18/21

Rating: NR

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