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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…

Oklahoma lawmaker wants drug testing for welfare recipients

Following similar legislation passed in Florida and Missouri, Republican Rep. Guy Liebmann of Oklahoma City has announced he will introduced a bill in 2012 that would require drug testing for anyone seeking temporary government assistance. Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon (D) and Florida Gov. Rick Scott (R) both signed legislation this…