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Iowa’s Bold Experiment: Defying State Law to Provide Basic Income to Low-Income Families

Iowa Defies State Ban, Continues to Provide Basic Income to Low-Income Families Private Funding Keeps Program Afloat, Despite Controversy and Criticism According to businessinsider, Despite a state law that says local governments can’t help poor families with extra money, a program in Iowa is still giving money to low-income families. The “UpLift” program gives up … Read more

Low-Income Residents in Pennsylvania are at Risk of Having their Utilities Turned Off Due to A Federal Budget Debate Over LIHEAP

Pennsylvania’s Sole Reliance on Federal Allocation Congressional Budget Dispute Leads to Funding Shortfall Low-income households in Pennsylvania are confronted with a terrifying prospect as the harsh grip of winter starts to loosen: the possibility of utility shut-offs as a result of insufficient funding for the Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP). For hundreds of … Read more

$4,200 Stimulus Checks for Low Income, Seniors, and Disabled Individuals Arriving in February 2024

Millions of Americans, particularly seniors and those with disabilities, are eagerly anticipating the arrival of $4,200 stimulus checks in February 2024. This much-needed financial relief, provided by the Social Security Administration (SSA), aims to bolster the financial security of vulnerable populations across the nation. Eligibility for these stimulus payments is contingent upon several criteria. Individuals … Read more