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A large number of states have repealed or at least loosened rules linking the drug war to anti-poverty programs in recent years.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.
by Bryce Covert Nov 9, 2015
Drug testing will begin despite big legal hurdles facing the state's new rules.
by Alan Pyke Oct 22, 2015
Maine is a land of extensive coastlines, deep-wood cranberry bogs, and shameless legislative trolling.
by Alan Pyke Oct 7, 2015
The state spent at least $11,000 on drug tests. What'd they learn?
by Bryce Covert Sep 30, 2015
Low-income parents often can't afford diapers and can't use many of their benefits to buy them.
by Alan Pyke Sep 25, 2015
If you accept help from safety net programs, your privacy should be forfeit, according to this local Republican.