Stockton Mayor Michael Tubbs at a TED talk. Image: Mayors in cities including Los Angeles and Compton are working on Universal Guaranteed Income pilot programs. These programs would provide regular cash payments to people in those cities, which recipients could then spend on whatever needs they have.
Mayors for a Guaranteed Income (MGI) is a coalition founded by Stockton Mayor Michael Tubbs. Currently on board are L.A. Mayor Eric Garcetti, Compton Mayor Aja Brown, Atlanta Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms, Oakland Mayor Libby Schaaf, St. Paul Mayor Melvin Carter, and several others .
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