Long Overdue: The Single Guaranteed Minimum Income Program
David Allen Larson
January 1, 1992
University of Detroit Mercy Law Review, Vol. 69, p. 353, 1992
This article provides an overview of income support programs in the United States. The article first examines proposals for a guaranteed income. This initial examination consists of four separate sections. It begins with a summary of negative income tax plans. Second, it discusses legislation introduced in the United States Congress. Third, current guaranteed income proposals are examined. Finally, it concludes with a brief examination of social experiments conducted in several communities. Because no proposal for a comprehensive guaranteed income program has been adopted, this article next discusses the income maintenance programs including a short description and selected statistical information.
Number of Pages in PDF File: 27
Keywords: Income support, income maintenance, FAP, tax credit, social security
Date posted: February 17, 2012