Drug testing for welfare recipients advances

May 12, 2011 Full story: The Advocate 32

John LaBruzzo, R-Metairie, right, is all smiles Wednesday after a House committee approved legislation he sponsored to require random drug testing of welfare recipients.

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#22 May 27, 2012
We would save so much money if we drug tested! A $10 test would kick alot of people off welfare
Helen

Destrehan, LA

#23 May 28, 2012
I'm for Drug Testing and I'm on Unemployment Benefits. I have NOTHING to hide. BUT I Believe the other PART of that BILL should be TESTING POLITICIANS and anyone who works for the STATE and Government. I worked for the Gov't for 8 years (20 yrs ago) and they do have people that were doing COKE, smoking weed, etc. I don't care if they TEST ME EVERY WEEK. They will NOT find anything, ever!
So lets FIGHT for ALL be included in this Bill!
MARK TRAINA

Slidell, LA

#24 Oct 7, 2012
If you want my MONEY for Laying on your Ass then go get Drug Tested. Because I don't want to Support your Addiction! I am NO CO-DEPENDENT!
MARK TRAINA

Slidell, LA

#25 Oct 7, 2012
SOME OF THE POLITICIANS actually work FOR THEIR MONEY HONEY!
Momma

Denham Springs, LA

#26 Dec 21, 2012
There are no test for the synthetic products that people are putting into their bodies & these people know this. This is why people are smoking products with a clear warning on the package "not for human consumption"
Sheik Yerbouti

Pennington, NJ

#27 Jan 5, 2013
Helen wrote:
I'm for Drug Testing and I'm on Unemployment Benefits. I have NOTHING to hide. BUT I Believe the other PART of that BILL should be TESTING POLITICIANS and anyone who works for the STATE and Government. I worked for the Gov't for 8 years (20 yrs ago) and they do have people that were doing COKE, smoking weed, etc. I don't care if they TEST ME EVERY WEEK. They will NOT find anything, ever!
So lets FIGHT for ALL be included in this Bill!
Hitler and Stalin loved people like you! If you want to surrender your right to privacy then fine but you are not free to surrender mine. You sound like a typical self righteous twit!

“Antisocialistic”

Since: May 12

Lake Charles, LA

#28 Jan 6, 2013
To hell with random testing. Test them all! The cost of testing has come down so much in recent years, the cost of testing will be much lower than the cost of fraud!
If recipients aren't using drugs, they should have no problem submitting to a drug test. If they want to use drugs, they should get a job, purchase a secluded house, and dope it up on their own dime.

“Antisocialistic”

Since: May 12

Lake Charles, LA

#29 Jan 6, 2013
TuckerML wrote:
We would save so much money if we drug tested! A $10 test would kick alot of people off welfare
Excellent point!

“Antisocialistic”

Since: May 12

Lake Charles, LA

#30 Jan 6, 2013
Helen wrote:
I'm for Drug Testing and I'm on Unemployment Benefits. I have NOTHING to hide. BUT I Believe the other PART of that BILL should be TESTING POLITICIANS and anyone who works for the STATE and Government. I worked for the Gov't for 8 years (20 yrs ago) and they do have people that were doing COKE, smoking weed, etc. I don't care if they TEST ME EVERY WEEK. They will NOT find anything, ever!
So lets FIGHT for ALL be included in this Bill!
I like the way you think!
Most employees are subject to random drug testing.
Government employees, politicians, and handout recipients should AT LEAST be held to the same standards, if not higher standards.
WhoFlungPoo

Oklahoma City, OK

#32 Jan 6, 2013
Oh yea while I'm venting! The other day at the supermarket a big fat African American woman ahead of me in line pulls out her Louisiana purchase card to pay for her two buggies of groceries out of her bra, drops her iPhone and wad of cash witch she used to pay for her whiskey and tobacco. Meanwhile her 5 or 6 heathen kids are running around like a bunch of wild Indians looking for a place to sh+t . Then in the parking lot she gets into a new 40 thousand dollor SUV that has 24" rims on it! I wanted to VOMIT ! I just bought her and her family's groceries! As if her fat Ars has missed a meal. What is wrong with this picture people! Am I the only one who see's these types of things?

“Antisocialistic”

Since: May 12

Lake Charles, LA

#33 Jan 6, 2013
WhoFlungPoo wrote:
Oh yea while I'm venting! The other day at the supermarket a big fat African American woman ahead of me in line pulls out her Louisiana purchase card to pay for her two buggies of groceries out of her bra, drops her iPhone and wad of cash witch she used to pay for her whiskey and tobacco. Meanwhile her 5 or 6 heathen kids are running around like a bunch of wild Indians looking for a place to sh+t . Then in the parking lot she gets into a new 40 thousand dollor SUV that has 24" rims on it! I wanted to VOMIT ! I just bought her and her family's groceries! As if her fat Ars has missed a meal. What is wrong with this picture people! Am I the only one who see's these types of things?
No, you aren't the only one that sees these types of things. I see the same thing all the time, especially at Sam's Club.
When I made pretty much the same statement on other threads, I was told that fraud incidences are minuscule, as if anyone knows how much fraud there is unless they look for it.
The liberal, progressive, socialist minds are closed to facts, logic, and reason. We now have 47% of our country on handout programs. As of the next election, it will be an impossibility to elect a conservative President ever again. That is until the fewer and fewer taxpayers get fed up with paying more and more in taxes. Then, the handout programs and the politicians will lose their cash cow.
Chloe

Folsom, LA

#34 Jan 8, 2013
Is there a fraud hotline to report fraud for government assistance?

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