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COVID-19 and Direct Payments to Individuals: Historical Precedents [March 19, 2020]   [open pdf - 637KB]

From the Document: "Members of Congress and the Trump Administration have signaled their support for making direct payments to individuals to address the economic fallout from the COVID-19 outbreak. In current discussions, these payments are sometimes framed in terms of 'universal basic income' or UBI proposals. In the past when these proposals were made--and sometimes enacted--they were framed in terms of providing economic stimulus."

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CRS Insight, IN11256
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2020-03-19
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Congressional Research Service: https://crsreports.congress.gov/
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