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Drug Testing For Unemployment Benefits Approved

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Some unemployed Texans could soon be forced to undergo drug testing in order to receive benefits.  State lawmakers gave final approval to a bill that clears the way for the screenings.  It's now waiting for Governor Perry's signature. The changes would require laid off workers to fill out a questionnaire when applying.  Answers deemed suspicious would lead to a drug test.  Last week, Democrats successfully blocked a similar bill requiring drug tests for people getting welfare

 

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