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OKG Newsletter


Topic: tanf

Drug-testing for dollars

A flurry of legislative proposals requires drug screening for public assistance.


News

Clifton Adcock
The Oklahoma Legislature is considering a number of bills this session to require drug-testing for applicants to the Temporary Assistance for Needy Families program.
 
Wednesday, February 29, 2012

Married or bust!


CFN

Gazette staff
Get hitched and get rich. Say “I do” and the money will roll right in. At least that’s the impression one might get from Gov. Mary Fallin and state House Speaker T.W. Shannon, R-Lawton, both of whom trumpeted a recently signed law designed to promote marriage to counter various social ills.
 
Wednesday, May 22, 2013

Getting right with welfare


CFN

Gazette staff
Chicken-Fried News isn’t sure if there’s been a rash of welfare recipients frittering away their assistance on booze and lap dances, but sometimes it just pays to think ahead. And so it was that Gov. Mary Fallin on May 13 signed Senate Bill 667.
 
Wednesday, May 22, 2013

Taking tests to task


Letters to the Editor

Phil Grove
Drug testing has only one real purpose: to ostracize those caught using drugs.
 
Wednesday, August 7, 2013
 
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