California to introduce new plan to assist residents below the poverty line | The Optimist Daily
Today’s Solutions: June 21, 2024

California’s newly elected Governor, Gavin Newsom, plans to introduce a new scheme to help its lowest-income residents. The head of state intends to more than double the California Earned Income Tax, which returns up to $2,879 to families and individuals with a precarious working status. Newsom’s proposal has largely been met with support as it prepares to move to the state legislature for approval.

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