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Gov. Scott Signs Random Drug Testing Bill

In a move that likely will draw a constitutional challenge, Gov. Rick Scott on Monday signed a controversial bill that would allow random drug testing of state employees.

CBS4–03/20/2012

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Fla. Passes Random Drug Tests Of State Workers

A bill that would allow the State of Florida to randomly test many state employees for drugs has passed the Florida Legislature.

CBS4–03/09/2012

Florida Legislature. (Source: AP)

Epic Legislative Logjam Winding Down In Tallahassee

The Florida Legislature is scheduled to end its regular session this week. Say amen.

CBS4–03/05/2012

Drug Testing

Fla. House Passes State Employee Random Drug Testing Bill

A bill that would allow the State of Florida to randomly test many state employees for drugs has passed in the Florida House but a similar measure is in trouble in the Senate.

CBS4–03/02/2012

Drug Testing

Florida House To Get State Employee Drug-Test Bill

A bill that would allow the State of Florida to randomly test many state employees for drugs passed a key House committee friday, even though the idea may not meet constitutional requirements.

02/24/2012

Drug Testing

Replacement Drug Testing Bill Advances

A House committee Tuesday approved a revised proposal that would allow random drug testing of state employees, as a federal judge in Miami prepares to hear arguments Wednesday about a similar testing plan by Gov. Rick Scott.

CBS4–02/22/2012

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Fla. Could Allow Random Drug Testing Of Public Workers

Despite the intense controversy over whether random drug testing is legal, Florida lawmakers pushed ahead with a bill Wednesday that would allow random drug testing of state workers and other public employees every three months.

CBS4–01/25/2012

Governor Rick Scott

Daily Show Asks Scott For Urine Test

Governor Rick Scott has faced hard reporter questions before, but Wednesday, one reporter wanted to see Scott look relieved.

CBS4–12/07/2011

Courtroom Generic Gavel

Fed. Judge Halts Drug Testing Of Welfare Recipients

A Florida federal judge has stopped one of Governor Rick Scott’s signature pieces of legislation requiring welfare applicants to pass a drug test.

CBS4–10/24/2011

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Welfare Drug Tests Show Less Than 1% Of Applicants Tested Positive

The first figures are in for the recently mandated welfare drug tests and officials say it’s very difficult to draw accurate conclusions on it effectiveness.

CBS4–10/11/2011

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