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.
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.
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.
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.
Governor Rick Scott has faced hard reporter questions before, but Wednesday, one reporter wanted to see Scott look relieved.
A Florida federal judge has stopped one of Governor Rick Scott’s signature pieces of legislation requiring welfare applicants to pass a drug test.
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.
The American Civil Liberties Union of Florida has filed suit in federal court against a new state law that requires welfare recipients to pass a drug test.
Faced with a pending lawsuit, Governor Rick Scott has ordered all agency heads, except the Department of Corrections, to delay implementing a policy of drug testing state workers.
The American Civil Liberties Union has gone to court to stop an executive order by Gov. Rick Scott which requires drug testing of state employees without regard to suspicion.