LA considers ban on cashless businesses because they exclude low-income people, people of color, and seniors

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“A Los Angeles city official wants to ban cashless businesses in the area, arguing they exclude low-income people and others who don’t carry credit cards. ‘Cashless businesses create an economy in our City that is not inclusive and accessible for all people,’ Councilwoman Heather Hutt said in a press release introducing a motion on the topic. ‘There are many unbanked groups, including BIPOC and low-income communities, that rely on cash to pay for goods and services.'”

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