Hawaii Becomes the First State to Pass a Bill in Support of Universal Basic Income | 2012 The Awakening

The bill has two major provisions. First, it declares that all families in Hawaii are entitled to basic financial security. “As far as I’m told, it’s the first time any state has made such a pronouncement,” wrote Lee. The second provision establishes a number of government offices “to analyze our state’s economy and find ways to ensure all families have basic financial security, including an evaluation of different forms of a full or partial universal basic income.”

Source: Hawaii Becomes the First State to Pass a Bill in Support of Universal Basic Income | 2012 The Awakening

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