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Arthur Delaney

House Republicans Forget To Hold Hearing On Drug Testing The Jobless | Arthur Delaney | Posted 06.27.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Republicans in the House of Representatives appear to have forgotten to hold their hearing on the allegedly widespread problem of drug u...

Arthur Delaney

Georgia Unemployment Based On Shoddy Data | Arthur Delaney | Posted 06.22.2012 | Politics

Florida might be a bad influence on Georgia. For the second time in a year, Republicans in the Georgia General Assembly have imitated their neighbo...

Arthur Delaney

Company Allegedly Ordered Drug Test Before Helping Injured Worker | Arthur Delaney | Posted 06.11.2012 | Business

A Texas-based cement company denied on Monday that it ordered a drug test before calling paramedics last year after a employee hurt himself in a fall....

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'The Witch Hunt Continues' | Arthur Delaney | Posted 11.13.2012 | Politics

Georgia businesses have complained recently that they have had trouble finding workers who can pass drug tests. But since February, when the Georgia D...

Romney Offers Faint Support For Rick Scott Scheme

The Huffington Post | Arthur Delaney | Posted 05.17.2012 | Politics

Republican presidential hopeful Mitt Romney said Wednesday that he does not disapprove of Florida Gov. Rick Scott's efforts to drug-test state workers...

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Rick Scott's Controversial Drug Testing Order Rebuked By Judge | Arthur Delaney | Posted 04.26.2012 | Politics

A federal judge has ruled that Florida Gov. Rick Scott (R) violated the Constitution last year when he ordered drug testing for state government worke...

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West Virginia To Drug Test Enrollees In Workplace Training Program | Arthur Delaney | Posted 04.25.2012 | Politics

West Virginia Gov. Earl Ray Tomblin (D) issued an executive order Tuesday that will soon require West Virginians enrolled in state job training progra...

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The Bad Research Behind Georgia's Welfare Drug Testing Law | Arthur Delaney | Posted 04.23.2012 | Politics

Georgia Gov. Nathan Deal (R) signed a law last week that will soon require welfare applicants to pay for drug tests and pass them in order to be eligi...

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Obama Administration Pushes Workplace Drug Testing, But Not For Everybody | Arthur Delaney | Posted 04.18.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The government wants businesses to drug test their workers to boost productivity and reduce health care costs, according to the 2012 Nat...

Just as We Suspected: Florida Saved Nothing by Drug Testing Welfare Applicants

Rachel Bloom | Posted 06.18.2012 | Politics
Rachel Bloom

We already knew that Florida's welfare drug testing law was a failure; what we didn't know was just how much of a failure it was. Until now.

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...

Arthur Delaney

Businesses Stick Up For The Jobless -- Against Lawmakers | Arthur Delaney | Posted 03.28.2012 | Politics

Arizona's business community has mobilized against an effort in the state legislature to make jobless Arizonans pee in cups in order to receive unempl...

Santa Fe School's Drug Testing a Negative for Many Parents

Annette Fuentes | Posted 08.08.2012 | Education
Annette Fuentes

When St. Michael's High School in Santa Fe, New Mexico, sent out a letter in February about a proposed random drug testing program for next school year, it ignited a controversy among parents at the private school.

Rick Scott Signs Controversial Drug Testing Bill

The Huffington Post | Paige Lavender | Posted 03.20.2012 | Politics

Florida Governor Rick Scott (R) signed a controversial bill Monday allowing random drug testing of state workers. Scott signed the bill, which is l...

GOP Rep: 'We're Not Naïve' About Potential Drug Testing Challenges

AP | RAY HENRY | Posted 03.17.2012 | Politics

ATLANTA -- A push to require drug tests for people seeking welfare payments in Georgia is nearly certain to be challenged in court if passed, as judge...

Consistency, Consistency, Consistency

Howard Steven Friedman | Posted 05.13.2012 | Comedy
Howard Steven Friedman

"Please urinate into this little cup here before we begin processing your tax statement. Once you've done that, we'll be happy to process your mortgage interest deduction and give you that refund I know you've been looking forward to."

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...

Arthur Delaney

OOPS! Jobless Drug Test Bill Would Trigger Huge Tax Hike | Arthur Delaney | Posted 03.13.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Congress told states in February that they could make unemployed people pass drug tests in order to qualify for benefits. Arizona lawmak...

Ryan Braun: "Testing, 1, 2, 3..."

Rick Horowitz | Posted 05.10.2012 | Sports
Rick Horowitz


Drug-Testing Welfare Recipients: A Trend With No Traction

Rachel Bloom | Posted 05.08.2012 | Politics
Rachel Bloom

Two months into the state legislative session, not a single welfare drug testing bill has passed into law. In fact, in state after state these bills are dying, in part due to the high costs of implementing such laws.

Arthur Delaney

First State Advances Jobless Drug Tests After Congress' Green Light | Arthur Delaney | Posted 03.08.2012 | Politics

The Arizona State Senate approved a bill this week to require people laid off through no fault of their own to prove they're not on drugs in order to ...

The Reputation Assassination of Ryan Braun

Linda Kenney Baden | Posted 05.06.2012 | Sports
Linda Kenney Baden

There is not one legitimate shred of valid forensic evidence to prove Braun is guilty -- yet he stands accused by both baseball and public opinion with an axe over his head.

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...