Atlanta City Council Approves Guaranteed Minimum Income Program

Keisha Lance Bottoms

The Atlanta City Council passed a new pilot program that will provide direct, monthly cash payments to certain residents of the city.

The initiative, entitled Income Mobility Program for Atlanta Community Transformation (IMPACT), will award a stipend of $500 per month for up to 12 months to individuals who qualify.

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Gov. Kemp Signs Order Blocking COVID-19 Mandates on Georgia Businesses

Georgia Governor Brian Kemp signed an executive order Thursday that blocks local governments from mandating COVID-19 restrictions on businesses.

Private sector businesses and sports teams can follow local COVID-19 requirements if they chose, but Kemp’s order stops them from being required to do so.

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