Michigan Senate Passes Bill Requiring Drug Tests For Welfare Recipients

Michigan’s State Senate has approved a bill that would require drug testing for welfare recipients. The bill, sponsored by Sen. Joe Hune (R-Hamburg Township), would mandate that the Department of Human Services conduct drug screens for those seeking eligibility for the Family Independence Program, which, according to Benefits.gov, “provides temporary cash assistance to families with children and pregnant women to help them pay for living expenses such as rent, heat, utilities, clothing, food Read more […]