Tennessee lawmakers approve welfare drug testing on last day
The National Day of Prayer will start early Thursday in Nashville with a new event, a 6:30 a.m. State lawmakers approved a bill to test welfare recipients for drugs and revamped the state's top utility regulator, but they dropped plans to rewrite the state's campaign finance laws on the final day of the legislative session.
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#1 May 2, 2012
This drug testing should include booze and tobacco; using either should disqualify you from getting MY money.
#2 May 2, 2012
once you pay your taxes,it is no longer your money.
#3 May 2, 2012
just "who" is gonna pay for all that drug testing the state will be doing ?? The tax payer i guess ?? Will the results be similar to Florida ?? http://www.nytimes.com/2012/04/18/us/no-savin...
#4 May 7, 2012
Drug testing costs should be deducted from their handouts.
FORCE THE LAZY BUMS TO GET JOBS OR LET THEM STARVE!
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