Rep. Attica Scott wants you to have a universal basic income

Politics

LEXINGTON, Ky. (FOX 56/WKYT) – A Kentucky lawmaker is pushing a bill on universal basic income.

Democratic Rep. Attica Scott pre-filed a measure that would provide individuals with monthly payments of $1,000.

Universal basic income has been successful in some communities with lower payments of $500 a month.

If passed, money from the state budget would cover the payments alongside grants, gifts, and federal funding.

Rep. Scott is currently running for congress in the Louisville area.

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