HB 701

A Federal food stamps card that is used to purchase food. (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Fla. Gov. Signs Bill Banning EBT Cards At Casinos

Florida welfare recipients who use EBT cards are no longer allowed to use them at “adult entertainment establishments” like strip clubs and casinos.

CBS Miami–05/30/2013

A Federal food stamps card that is used to purchase food. (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

No Lap Dances On State Dollars

State officials would have to make electronic state benefits cards unusable at liquor stores, gambling establishments and strip clubs under a bill that passed the House easily on Thursday, but over the objections of Democrats who said it was a political posturing bill that capitalizes on a stereotype about the poor.

CBS Miami–04/19/2013

(Source: CNET)

Bill Aims To Ban Using Food Stamps On Strip Clubs, Liquor

Public-assistance recipients may no longer use food stamps to purchase liquor or visit strip clubs and gambling venues, should a HB 701 continue making its way through the Florida Legislature.

CBS4–03/14/2013

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