Ald. Maria Hadden (49th): Universal income will encourage job seekers

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FILE – In this Aug. 14, 2019, file photo, Susie Garza displays the city provided debit card she receives monthly through a trial program in Stockton, Calif. A study of people in California who received $500 a month for free says they used it to pay off debt and get full-time jobs. A pair of independent researchers reviewed data from the first year of the study and released their finding on Wednesday, March 3, 2021. (AP Photo/Rich Pedroncelli, File)

Ald. Maria Hadden (49th-North Side) joins John Williams to talk about the city’s $500 universal income pilot for low-income households. She also explains how she hopes it will benefit those families in the long-run.

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