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
Welfare reform passed in 1996 went "after some of the weakest and most vulnerable people in this country," Sanders said.
by Bryce Covert Feb 22, 2016
But he doesn't want to come up with what the training would entail himself.
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 10, 2016
"Major pieces of legislation, like welfare reform, should be debated through the regular deliberative process."
by Alan Pyke Feb 9, 2016
Checking in on welfare drug tests in Tennessee, 18 months into the experiment.
by Bryce Covert Feb 2, 2016
“There’s no reason why state legislators should get a pass, simply because we wear suits.”
by Alan Pyke Jan 26, 2016
A large number of states have repealed or at least loosened rules linking the drug war to anti-poverty programs in recent years. Could Nebraska be on its way to joining them?
by Bryce Covert Jan 20, 2016
"It is not that you're being forced to submit to a drug test. It's elective. You have the option," the lawmaker behind the bill said.
by Bryce Covert Nov 18, 2015
More and more women can't get a job and can't get welfare, leaving them to cobble solutions together.