Lansing, Ann Arbor tap COVID money for guaranteed income programs

Lansing, Ann Arbor tap COVID money for guaranteed income programs

Ann Arbor, Michigan, USA 2020 – Michigan Theater on State Street downtown during sunset with cars (The Center Square) – As housing and gas prices continue to rise amid record 40-year-inflation, two Michigan cities will spend federal COVID money to pay some residents directly.

The cities of Lansing and Ann Arbor together plan to spend millions of taxpayer dollars from the American Rescue Plan Act on guaranteed basic income programs.

Ann Arbor Communications Manager Lisa Wondrash told The Center Square in an email that the City Council approved $1.6 million for the pilot program on April 4, 2022. The program will […]

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