San Francisco supervisors vote to consider universal basic income program

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Tuesday, December 8, 2020
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San Francisco supervisors will vote on Tuesday on plans to study the feasibility of a guaranteed basic income.

SAN FRANCISCO (KGO) -- The San Francisco Board of Supervisors is expected to vote on moving forward with a study on Tuesday to consider a guaranteed income program.

Supervisor Matt Haney introduced a resolution earlier this year.

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It would provide low income families $500 per month funded by private donors.

Tuesday's vote would determine whether the city should study the program's feasibility.

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More than 25 cities, including Stockton, have already backed the guaranteed income plan.