Sacramento Mayor Proposes Guaranteed Basic Income for Artists

Sacramento Mayor Proposes Guaranteed Basic Income for Artists

Sacramento City Hall. (Photo: cityofsacramento.org) Sacramento Mayor Darrell Steinberg is proposing a Guaranteed Basic Income for Artists. Yes, the city is proposing providing government welfare payments to people who do not need it and are capable of supporting themselves.

Guaranteed income programs often drain funds from the most vulnerable who likely need the financial help. This government slush fund is what is causing so many able-bodied employees to opt out of work and stay at home.

The City announced on its website:“The City’s Office of Arts & Culture is seeking input from local artists and creatives on a potential Guaranteed Basic […]

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