Politics & Government

February 18, 2011 7:15 AM

Kentucky lawmakers debate drug testing for welfare recipients

Ruth Chamblin says her 12-month-old great-niece would still be alive if Kentucky tested those who receive public assistance for drugs. She spoke on behalf of a controversial bill that would require random drug testing of those who receive Medicaid, a health care program for the poor and disabled, and other forms of public assistance, including food stamps.

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