The Trump administration is thinking about adopting a plan which would permit the individual states to demand drug testing for food stamp recipients, according to the Associated Press.
The proposal is just one more step in the White House’s potential to allow states more flexibility in executing federal programs for the poor. Additionally, it needs to enable work demands for recipients.
Federal law bans states from imposing their own constraints on the food stamps eligibility. At least 20 states have introduced laws to display safety program participants, according to the National Conference of State Legislatures.
In April of 2018, Trump signed an executive order calling for agencies to establish or strengthen present work requirements for specific people who benefit from federal welfare programs.… Read More