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California Lawmaker Introduces Universal Basic Income Bill

The Hill-


Calif. Assemblyman Evan Low (D) introduced a bill this week to create a universal basic income in the state, giving residents over 18-years-old $1,000 per month.

Low introduced AB 2712 on Thursday, and invoked former 2020 Democratic presidential candidate Andrew Yang in his announcement of the measure. Yang had also pushed to create a universal basic income as a key part of his platform and also proposed giving $1,000 per month.

Yang ended his presidential campaign earlier this month. The candidate, often considered a longshot, successfully outlasted other, more high-profile contenders.

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