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Rick Scott's 'Ugly Attack' Comes To An End

AP | Posted 03.05.2015 | Politics

MIAMI (AP) — Florida Gov. Rick Scott will not seek U.S. Supreme Court review of a law that would have required applicants for welfare benefits to su...

Lucia Graves

GOP Governors Condemn Obama Administration's Decision To Grant Welfare Law Waivers

HuffingtonPost.com | Lucia Graves | Posted 07.15.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Republican governors Rick Scott of Florida and Terry Branstad of Iowa on Sunday attacked President Barack Obama's decision to grant stat...

Arthur Delaney

Federal Judge Says Welfare Drug Testing Saves No Money

HuffingtonPost.com | Arthur Delaney | Posted 12.25.2011 | Politics

Republican lawmakers in several states have expressed interest in copying Florida's law that drug tests welfare recipients in an attempt to save money...

Arthur Delaney

Rick Scott Backs Drug Testing Welfare Recipients, Public Workers And Himself

HuffingtonPost.com | Arthur Delaney | Posted 03.03.2013 | Politics

Florida Gov. Rick Scott (R) is standing by his state's new policy of drug testing welfare recipients even after the American Civil Liberties Union cha...

ACLU: Florida's Welfare Drug Testing Law Is Unconstitutional

AP | KELLI KENNEDY | Posted 11.07.2011 | Politics

MIAMI — The American Civil Liberties Union is suing to block Florida's new law requiring new welfare recipients to pass a drug test, filing the ...

Rick Scott Defends Mandatory Drug Tests For Welfare Recipients

CNN | Posted 08.06.2011 | Politics

Florida Gov. Rick Scott on Sunday defended recent legislation that requires adults applying for welfare assistance to undergo drug screenings, saying ...

Florida Governor Signs Bill Forcing Drug Tests On Welfare Recipients

The Miami Herald | Michael C. Bender | Posted 07.31.2011 | Politics

Floridians will have to submit urine, blood or hair samples for drug testing before receiving cash benefits from the state, under a bill Gov. Rick Sco...

Rick Scott Poised To Sign Welfare Drug Test Bill Into Law

The Miami Herald | Jodie Tillman | Posted 07.06.2011 | Politics

Applying for welfare benefits in Florida? Soon you'll need to get drug tested....