Mayor Bottoms, Councilmember Farokhi explore guaranteed income for citizens

Atlanta Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms has joined a new group of mayors calling for a guaranteed income to their citizens.

The Mayors for a Guaranteed Income coalition “will explore cash payment programs in their cities for guaranteed income programs,” according to a city press release. The idea of a guaranteed income is an unrestricted cash payment from the government to individual citizens to address economic inequality.

[…] The Economic Security Project (ESP) is partnering with the District 2 City Council office and Georgia Budget & Policy Institute (GBPI) to fund the task force.

Read more at Atlanta INtown.

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