(Hill) Support for universal basic income (UBI) is on the rise, according to a new Hill-HarrisX poll released on Wednesday.
The nationwide survey found that 49 percent of registered voters are in favor of a government-issued basic living stipend, which marks a 6-point spike compared to a similar survey in February.
Those who oppose the plan dipped from 57 percent to 51 percent.
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Support for UBI remains particularly popular among young people. Seventy-two percent of those between the ages of 18 to 34 favor the idea.