Push to Prioritize Farmworkers in State’s Universal Basic Income Pilot | June 22
On the June 22 episode of “SoCal Update,” Gov. Gavin Newsom has proposed a revised budget to allocate $35 million to fund Universal Basic Income pilot programs. The funding is intended to target low-income Californians and Sen. Melissa Hurtado of Sanger wants to prioritize agricultural farmworkers. Melissa Montalvo of the Fresno Bee explains why.