Despite a tight budget, San Francisco's mayor Gavin Newsom plans on expanding a cash transfer program that helps families in poverty. The Family Independence Initiative gives money to families who improve their lives through education, health or savings.
From this KGO story, reporter Carolyn Tyler describes how the program works.
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