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State seeks court ruling for food stamp drug tests

State officials are pushing for a quick federal court ruling that will allow Wisconsin to drug test single, able-bodied adults who get food stamps. The plea to the courts came shortly after Gov. Scott Walker signed the 2015-’17 state budget bill that included the drug-testing idea.

Walker is running for president and often mentions his drug testing provisions in stops across America. Those who test positive would need to get help, or they eventually would lose food stamp eligibility.

State seeks court ruling for food stamp drug tests

State officials are pushing for a quick federal court ruling that will allow Wisconsin to drug test single, able-bodied adults who get food stamps. The plea to the courts came shortly after Gov. Scott Walker signed the 2015-'17 state budget bill that included the drug-testing idea.

Walker is running for president and often mentions his drug testing provisions in stops across America. Those who test positive would need to get help, or they eventually would lose food stamp eligibility.

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