Pittsburgh scraps plans for guaranteed basic income program

Pittsburgh scraps plans for guaranteed basic income program

Pittsburgh Mayor Ed Gainey is scrapping plans to make use of American Rescue Plan funding for a assured fundamental revenue pilot program within the metropolis.

Former Mayor Invoice Peduto had proposed utilizing $2.5 million in American Rescue Plan funding for a pilot program to supply $500 monthly payments to 200 low-income Pittsburgh residents and monitor how individuals used the money for 2 years.

The idea has been examined in different cities throughout the nation, the place folks have been given month-to-month money funds starting from $500 a month in Stockton, Calif., to $1,000 a month for Black mothers in Jackson, Miss […]

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