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The California city began distributing out up to $600 monthly to low-income residents.
The nation has an opportunity to take advantage of this transformative event and pursue an alternative to the current system.
David A. Love
The pandemic is making it clear that it’s time to radically rethink the social contract.
Amy Castro Baker,
The federal government is not going to lead the way on addressing the economic pain caused by the shutdowns. But states have the power to do something about it now.
Voters want the government to take common sense measures that meet the scale of the crisis and preserve the economy so that when the coronavirus is contained, economic life can resume as rapidly as possible. It's time for lawmakers in Washington, D.C. to listen.
New polling finds strong bipartisan support for recurring government payments to Americans, rather than a one-time payment.
But the proposals on the table are leaving our most vulnerable neighbors behind.