welfare drug testing
Few welfare recipients test positive for drug use.
Yet the concept remains as popular as ever.
Walker himself proposed the drug testing measures, initially suggesting he would push ahead with testing SNAP recipients
"These latest reports that less than one quarter of one percent of Tennessee TANF applicants tested positive for drugs underscore
Elizabeth Lower-Basch, a welfare expert with the liberal Center for Law and Social Policy in Washington, D.C., said it's
The legislation, originally introduced by Republicans in the state House and Senate, was roundly condemned by Democratic
Instead of going on a witch hunt to find welfare queens, that by in large do not exist -- Representative Farrington might want to consider spending our money on strengthening our social safety net. Maybe we can spend half a million dollars helping them instead of stigmatizing the poor. Just food for thought.
A key factor in the court's decision is that the state has failed to demonstrate "a more prevalent, unique, or different
Popular as it is, federal law doesn't allow states to require drug tests for food stamps or unemployment insurance. (States
If Families First applicants answer "yes" on a three-question form about potential drug use, they'll be referred for urine