7:46am

Fri March 9, 2012
Politics

Lawmaker Wants Drug Testing for Welfare Recipients

The state of Colorado is considering a bill that would require people applying for public welfare to take a drug test in order to receive their monthly benefits. Similar measures have been proposed by states across the country, even though the practice has often been challenged in the courts.

KUNC’s state capitol reporter Bente Birkeland takes a look at the proposal.

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