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Tacoma tries a guaranteed basic income

Tacoma tries a guaranteed basic income

Update: 2022-11-01
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Basic income programs have been all the rage in policy circle, and Tacoma just tried it out.

The city has been running a guaranteed income pilot, called GRIT.

The program gave 110 low-income families money each month to help them with expenses they otherwise would not likely be able to afford.

Abigail Lawson is the director of GRIT, Tacoma's guaranteed income pilot, and she shares what she learned.

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Tacoma tries a guaranteed basic income

Tacoma tries a guaranteed basic income

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