Bill seeks drug testing for public assistance

Drug testing would be required to receive public assistance in Nevada under a bill introduced in the Nevada Senate.

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retired51 - 2/6/2013 10:21 PM
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Here is the problem I see with this. These people need public assistance, now if they have a drug problem and are told they need 30 days of treatment, who is footing the bill for that as well?

BillC - 2/6/2013 4:40 PM
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Works for me. You must pass a drug test to hold a job. You should be required to pass a monthly drug test to get and to continue getting government assistance? If you are strung out on drugs you are not in a condition to look for or accept employment. If you will not try to help yourself why should I try to help you? Added Comment - I would like to see a mandatory three months jail sentence for first offense DUI, six months for second offense DUI and one year for third offense. On forth offense I would put them in jail for five years. Might help with the DUI problem.

nubgnngs42 - 2/6/2013 4:31 PM
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Not only these individuals, but all City, County and State employees along with ALL ELECTED OFFICIALS!

roseanya - 2/6/2013 3:15 PM
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It's worth a try. So many parents stay on assistance while the kids suffer in many ways. Been there.
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