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Arthur Delaney

Federal Court Rules Against Drug Tests For Welfare Recipients

HuffingtonPost.com | Arthur Delaney | Posted 12.04.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- A federal court has ruled once again that Florida's short-lived effort to drug test all welfare applicants violated their constitutional...

Scott Walker Wants To Fight Feds Over Welfare Drug Tests

The Huffington Post | Arthur Delaney | Posted 09.16.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker (R) has come out in favor of making poor people prove they're not on drugs if they want food stamps or unemp...

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Rick Scott Has Pissed Away $400,000 Defending His Drug Test Schemes

HuffingtonPost.com | Arthur Delaney | Posted 05.29.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Florida Gov. Rick Scott (R) has spent nearly $400,000 in taxpayer dollars defending his various drug testing schemes, the American Civil...

Supporter Of Drug Testing Welfare Recipients Charged In DUI

The Huffington Post | Preston Maddock | Posted 04.10.2013 | Politics

A Georgia state lawmaker who supported legislation to drug test welfare recipients was arrested last week, suspected of driving under the influence, R...

Welfare Drug Testing Bill Introduced In Congress

The Huffington Post | Arthur Delaney | Posted 03.05.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- To fight the specter of poor people spending taxpayer money on drugs, a Republican congressman has reintroduced legislation to make welf...

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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...

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WATCH: Welfare Drug Testing Bill Stars In Hilariously Bad Attack Ad

HuffingtonPost.com | Arthur Delaney | Posted 10.18.2012 | Politics

Georgia State Rep. Scott Holcomb (D-Atlanta) opposed a bill to drug test welfare recipients because he's a drug addict, according to what may be one o...

Michigan Lawmakers Want Welfare Applicants To Pee In A Cup

Posted 06.08.2012 | Detroit

A controversial bill that would require those applying for or receiving welfare benefits to submit to drug tests passed Michigan's House Thursday in a...

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West Virginia To Drug Test Enrollees In Workplace Training Program

HuffingtonPost.com | 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...

Daily Show Targets Contentious Florida Law

The Huffington Post | Paige Lavender | Posted 02.03.2012 | Politics

The Daily Show went after Florida's highly debated welfare drug testing law in a Thursday night segment featuring state Rep. Scott Plakon (R-Longwood)...

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...

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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...