California’s next attempt at universal basic income could be on college campuses

California’s next attempt at universal basic income could be on college campuses

Select California State University students could receive $500 a month from the state under a guaranteed basic income proposal. SACRAMENTO —

California could send $500 a month with no strings attached to college students from low-income families as part of the Legislature’s latest approach to a guaranteed basic income plan.

State Sen. Dave Cortese (D-San Jose) is considering legislation that would create a pilot program at select California State University campuses, issuing monthly stipends for one year to students whose family income is in the bottom 20% of earners in the state. Up to 14,000 students could be eligible.Nearly 11% of […]

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