drug testing bill http://wwno.org en Welfare Drug Testing Bill Advances to La. House http://wwno.org/post/welfare-drug-testing-bill-advances-la-house <p>BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) &mdash; A House health care committee has moved ahead with a proposal that would mandate drug testing of welfare recipients, despite objections from Catholic leaders who said the bill raises moral issues by vilifying poor mothers. Supporters say they want to make sure welfare checks pay for family needs, not drugs.<span style="display: none;">&nbsp;</span></p> Wed, 09 May 2012 14:30:51 +0000 The Associated Press 10620 at http://wwno.org