• California lawmakers just approved the nation's first guaranteed income program

    10 days ago - By Business Insider

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    California lawmakers approved a program that would provide monthly checks to residents.
    This guaranteed income program will prioritize pregnant people and those aging out of the foster system.
    The state is the first to implement this type of program, which many Democrats have been pushing for.
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    In the first-of-its-kind state initiative, California just approved a program to distribute monthly checks to its residents, marking a step toward a universal basic income in the country. On Thursday, California's state legislature...
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