Thursday, September 30, 2021

09/30/2021 Chicago mayor proposes biggest cash assistance program in the country - Hartford High School back to classes, but some students question whether order will be restored

Today's Article: Chicago mayor proposes biggest cash assistance program in the country
From: The Chicago Tribune
Readability Score: 11.4

What is universal basic income, and does it work? Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot wants to start a new 12-month program that sends $500/month to thousands of "hard-hit" families in her city. What are the advantages and disadvantages of such a proposal? Where does the money come from in the first place?

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Today's Alternate Article: Hartford High School back to classes, but some students question whether order will be restored
Readability Score: 10.4