California State Lawmaker Proposes Universal Basic Income Test Program for Poor College Students

7 months ago
A California state lawmaker wants the government to give $500 a month to impoverished college students as a test for a controversial kind of social program known as universal basic income (UBI). Legislation that would create the program may be introduced later this month by Democrat Dave Cortese, a state senator who represents part of Silicon Valley. The measure would “establish a UBI pilot program at 3-5 [California State University campuses],” according to a summary Cortese provide...
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