PBS NewsHour

To Receive Welfare, Should Drug Test Be Required?

Clip: 03/20/2012 | 5m 14s

Since the recession hit, welfare applications have soared in Colorado. Some states have proposed tightening welfare eligibility, in part to deal with limited state budgets. One emerging trend across the country: requiring recipients to pass a drug test. Ray Suarez reports.

Aired: 03/20/12

Rating: NR

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