Florida welfare recipients to be drug tested
POSTED: Monday, May 9, 2011 - 7:25am
UPDATED: Tuesday, June 7, 2011 - 8:29am
East Texans respond on whether it's a good idea for Texas.
Tyler — Florida's Governor says he'll sign bill mandating welfare recipients in his state be tested for drugs.
Critics argue it will cost the state millions. Those in favor of the legislation say the move will keep drug addicts off the state's welfare roles.
Welfare recipients would be reimbursed for test if they pass. East Texans talk-back on the idea to our news partner: KTBB and host Garth Maier.