welfare http://nipr.fm en Senate Scales Back Drug Testing Bill http://nipr.fm/post/senate-scales-back-drug-testing-bill <p></p><p>A Senate committee Wednesday dramatically scaled back the scope of a bill creating a drug testing program for welfare recipients.</p><p>Brookville Republican Representative Jud McMillin’s bill originally required all welfare recipients to take a written pre-screening test meant to determine a likelihood of addiction.&nbsp; Recipients who showed that likelihood were then eligible to be randomly drug-tested – with their welfare benefits potentially at risk after several failed tests.&nbsp;</p> Wed, 19 Feb 2014 17:57:14 +0000 Brandon Smith 26763 at http://nipr.fm Senate Scales Back Drug Testing Bill Senate approves drug testing for welfare recipients http://nipr.fm/post/senate-approves-drug-testing-welfare-recipients <p></p><p>Hoosiers on welfare could be subject to drug testing under legislation approved by the Indiana Senate Wednesday.</p><p> Thu, 11 Apr 2013 14:47:03 +0000 Brandon Smith 13144 at http://nipr.fm Senate approves drug testing for welfare recipients