Mayor Carter expands guaranteed income program with $500 monthly checks for low-income families

Mayor Carter expands guaranteed income program with $500 monthly checks for low-income families

Courtesy of City of St. Paul Mayor Melvin Carter St. Paul Mayor Melvin Carter announced on Wednesday the expansion of the city’s guaranteed income and college savings programs.

With the launch of the CollegeBound Boost program, Carter announced that 333 low-income families enrolled in the CollegeBound program will receive $500 a month in guaranteed income payments for two years and deposits of $1,000 each for their child’s CollegeBound savings account starting this summer.

“Direct cash payments are a simple, effective way to help St. Paul residents achieve economic security,” said Mayor Carter in a released statement. “CollegeBound Boost is our bold […]

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