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Guaranteed income programs popping up throughout the country

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(The Center Square) - Communities throughout the U.S. are experimenting with social programs that give a "guaranteed income" to some residents with few or no strings attached. An economics professor says universal income could be a more efficient use of taxpayer dollars if it replaces many of the more than 100 welfare programs already out there.