Republican drug testing effort runs into trouble | Arkansas Blog

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Republican drug testing effort runs into trouble

Posted By on Fri, May 26, 2017 at 7:19 AM

Congressional Republicans thought they passed legislation to clear the way for drug testing to receive unemployment benefits. A report from Bloomberg said they didn't.

This has long been on the agenda of Arkansas Republicans along with similarly wasteful and unproductive efforts to drug test those who receive other assistance programs.

But if we are to drug-test all who receive public benefits, let's do include state legislators.

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