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Georgia lawmaker who sponsored welfare drug testing bill busted for DUI

A Georgia Republican who co-sponsored legislation that would require random drug testing of welfare recipients was arrested on early Friday morning and charged with DUI, according to Channel 2 Action News. Rep. Kip Smith was pulled over after a police officer witnessed him run through a red light. The officer…

Georgia Democrat proposes drug testing for lawmakers

Democratic Georgia state Rep. Scott Holcomb has introduced legislation to the General Assembly that would require lawmakers to pass a drug test before taking office. The usual bill was filed last week in response to a proposal to drug test welfare applicants, according to the Atlanta Journal-Constitution. “This bill is really very…