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.
Expect challenges to a bill signed by Governor Rick Scott which will require welfare applicants to undergo drug testing.
A bill from the Florida Legislature that will require drug testing of welfare applicants is heading to Governor Rick Scott’s desk after it passed the Florida Senate on a straight party-line vote.
The Senate Budget Committee’s chairman says he’ll try to find state dollars to reimburse welfare applicants who pass drug tests that would be required by pending legislation
A Florida Senate bill requiring new applicants for a form of welfare assistance to get drug tests at their own expense moved forward Wednesday.
State workers will now have to submit to random drug testing under a new executive order signed by Governor Rick Scott on Wednesday.