Ulster County extends basic income experiment

Ulster County extends basic income experiment

By: PATRICIA R. DOXSEY

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Ulster County, (NY), in is extending its universal basic income pilot program through the end of September.Under the program, which kicked off in May 2021, 100 eligible households received a universal basic monthly income of $500 a piece for one year, funded through a $600,000 grant from The Community Foundations of the Hudson Valley.The initiative is a partnership among the county’s Project Resilience, the University of Pennsylvania’s Center for Guaranteed Income Research, Community Foundations of the Hudson Valley, and Ulster Savings Bank. The 100 participants were chosen at random by University […]

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