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Drug Testing Welfare

John Celock

Copycat Drug Testing Bills Proliferate In The States

HuffingtonPost.com | John Celock | Posted 04.11.2013 | Politics

Republicans from coast to coast this year have sought to make the poor and jobless pee in cups to prove they're not on drugs, and in several states th...

Arthur Delaney

State Advances Plan To Drug Test Welfare Applicants, Public Officials

HuffingtonPost.com | Arthur Delaney | Posted 03.01.2013 | Politics

The Kansas state Senate on Thursday passed a bill to require applicants for welfare and unemployment benefits to undergo drug tests, as well as certai...

Georgia Gov Signs Bill To Require Drug Testing For Welfare Benefits

AP | ERRIN HAINES | Posted 06.16.2012 | Politics

ATLANTA — Georgia Gov. Nathan Deal has signed legislation that would require thousands of people applying for welfare to pass a drug test before...

Should Parents Who Receive Child Support Be Drug Tested?

Posted 04.13.2012 | Divorce

On Thursday, Iowa State Sen. Mark Chelgren proposed a measure that would require a parent who receives child support payments to submit to drug tests ...

GOP Lawmaker Introduces Drug Testing For Child Support Measure

Posted 04.13.2012 | Politics

Iowa State Sen. Mark Chelgren introduced a measure Thursday that would have required parents receiving child support to submit to drug tests at the re...

What Are You People, on Dope?

Dave Pederson | Posted 05.14.2012 | Politics
Dave Pederson

Around the nation we have GOP politicians trying to con the masses into believing that the poor are sucking the system dry, all the while toking, snorting and shooting their days away on the tax payers' dollars.

Oklahoma Politicians Vote To Drug Test Themselves

Posted 03.13.2012 | Politics

By Steve Olafson Oklahoma legislators voted to subject themselves and politicians throughout the state to the same drug test they will require...

Welfare Drug Testing Rejected In Wyoming

AP | BOB MOEN | Posted 05.06.2012 | Politics

CHEYENNE, Wyo. — Wyoming lawmakers have killed a bill that would have required drug testing for welfare recipients. The state Senate rejected t...

Arthur Delaney

Indiana Lawmakers Advance Drug Testing For Welfare Applicants And Themselves

HuffingtonPost.com | Arthur Delaney | Posted 02.01.2012 | Politics

The Indiana House of Representatives approved a bill Tuesday that would drug test people who apply for welfare, along with members of the Indiana Gene...

Michigan Wants To Drug Test Welfare Applicants

The Huffington Post | David Sands | Posted 12.29.2011 | Detroit

Officials in Michigan's Department of Human Services want to bring back drug testing of welfare recipients, a controversial practice that Michigan cou...

Judge Hands Rick Scott Initiative A Setback

AP | MIKE SCHNEIDER and KELLI KENNEDY | Posted 12.24.2011 | Politics

ORLANDO, Fla. — A federal judge temporarily blocked Florida's new law that requires welfare applicants to pass a drug test before receiving bene...

GOP Lawmaker Causes Firestorm Over Controversial Comments About Welfare Recipients

The Huffington Post | Luke Johnson | Posted 12.14.2011 | Politics

Speaker of the North Carolina House Thom Tillis called this week for 'dividing and conquering' welfare recipients. Tillis said Monday in a constit...