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Florida Gov. Rick Scott Signs Law Requiring Welfare Recipients To Take Drug Test

Florida Gov. Rick Scott Signs Law Requiring Welfare Recipients To Take Drug Test

TALLAHASSEE — Republican Gov. Rick Scott signed a bill last Tuesday that requires benefit recipients to undergo drug testing. Applicants for the federal Temporary Assistance for Needy Families program who test positive for illicit substances won’t be eligible for the funds for a year, or until they undergo treatment. Those who fail a second time…

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