Beaumont State Rep. Joe Deshotel Sugg...

Beaumont State Rep. Joe Deshotel Suggests Rick Perry Also Drug Test Politicians

There are 3 comments on the Dallas Observer story from Nov 16, 2012, titled Beaumont State Rep. Joe Deshotel Suggests Rick Perry Also Drug Test Politicians. In it, Dallas Observer reports that:

On Tuesday, Governor Rick Perry and Lieutenant Governor David Dewhurst announced their support for a bill filed by Flower Mound State Senator Jane Nelson, which would require people applying for Temporary Assistant for Need Families funds to be drug tested.

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Sheik Yerbouti

Pennington, NJ

#1 Nov 16, 2012
Those who propose drug testing for others should be the first to be tested! Since legislators receive state money and are grossly overpaid they should all be tested every time they enter the house and senate chambers. This includes a breathalyzer test! Lets see how well they enjoy being treated like a criminal for no reason at all!!
Researcher

Killeen, TX

#2 Nov 16, 2012
It would be wise to check to see how much stock Perry has in drug-testing companies and how much those companies have contributed to his campaign funds.

With Perry, it's pay-to-play.

It's a safe bet that Perry would profit from it if it is passed.
Sheik Yerbouti

Pennington, NJ

#3 Nov 18, 2012
That's true. In Florida gov Scott proposed extensive drug tests and own a drug testing company that would have made millions! He wanted to treat state employees as criminals!

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