House approves denying welfare for using drugs, truancy

7:23 am
Thu May 2, 2013

House approves denying welfare for using drugs, truancy

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Republicans say bill provides oversight of taxpayer dollars, Democrats say it targets vulnerable citizens
LANSING - Welfare reform that would deny benefits to people who test positive for drugs or whose child is truant from school passed the state House of Representatives on Wednesday.