by Bryce Covert Mar 31, 2016
Lawmakers say they found out through the press that poor constituents will be subject to drug screening.
by Bryce Covert Mar 24, 2016
West Virginia becomes the latest state to make some welfare applicants pee in a cup.
by Alex Zielinski Mar 22, 2016
Some lawmakers think it's not a serious solution.
by Bryce Covert Mar 10, 2016
“I don’t want them laying around on welfare and drugs," one state lawmaker said of the poor applicants.
by Bryce Covert Feb 25, 2016
“If we're going to look at drug testing for SNAP, we should take the entire Department of Agriculture and all those programs that provide federal subsidy to folks, and they ought to be drug tested as well."
by Alex Zielinski Feb 22, 2016
Congress might actually agree on getting something done.
by Bryce Covert & Josh Israel Feb 19, 2016
States spent more than $850,000 on the testing regimes in 2015 to uncover just 321 positive tests — in more than one state, none at all.
by Bryce Covert Feb 12, 2016
The move would help Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker, who has already started drug testing people who need food assistance.
by Alan Pyke Feb 10, 2016
Warren wasn't willing to embrace the cannabis reform movement just a few years ago, but appears to be coming around in small but important ways.
by Alan Pyke Feb 9, 2016
Checking in on welfare drug tests in Tennessee, 18 months into the experiment.