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Discrimination or the Future? Many Low-Income Californians Don’t Use Credit Cards—So a New Bill Would Prohibit Most Businesses From Going Cashless

Last May, Burger Patch opened its doors in midtown Sacramento—with a sign that said “No Cash Accepted.” The owners of the organic and vegan burger joint were worried that a cash register might invite theft. But customers kept showing up with only cash. Sometimes the cashiers would accept it, working around the digital system; other […]