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Drug Testing For Food Stamp Recipients To Become Law?

Atlanta (WAOK)- Applicants for food stamps and welfare may now have to get drug tested and pay for it, if Governor Nathan Deal signs a bill passed Thursday in the General Assembly. The applicants would […]

WAOK-AM–03/21/2014

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Opinion: Romney’s 47% Don’t Pay Taxes Remark Is 100% Controversy

Romney thought he was talking amongst his teammates in the locker room last May 17 only to find out that there was somebody on the other team hiding behind the lockers. Had he known a member of the other team was lurking back there, he would have chosen his words more carefully and had presented more carefully-chosen data than the data of which he swiftly generalized.

09/19/2012

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Opinion: Romney’s Attacks On Obama’s Welfare ‘Reform’ Justified

According to Romney, Obama has taken away a number of work requirements from the federal welfare regulations. Republicans believe that Obama’s executive measure on welfare funding to states makes it easier for non-working people get a free government check.

08/08/2012

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[AUDIO] 8/7/12 The Mo Ivory Show: Mo’s Things To Know!

Get your daily dose of what’s happening in political, national, and local news. As well as everyday information that you need to know from Mo’s Things To Know! Robin Hood featured role in 2012 Presidential […]

08/07/2012

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Georgia Holding Off On Welfare Drug Test Law

Georgia won’t immediately enforce a new law that would make applicants for welfare pass a drug test before they can receive benefits.

07/03/2012

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Opinion: It’s About Questionable Needs Of Those Who Get Government Assistance

Stricter governmental guidelines are needed for a person to receive a government paycheck. These guidelines need to involve stricter limits on what people can do with their free government paycheck. If something isn’t needed for survival, it should not be purchased with the American taxpayer’s dollars.

07/02/2012

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Welfare Recipients A Step Closer To Drug Testing

ATLANTA (AP) – The Senate has approved the House version of a measure that would require recipients of welfare benefits to submit to drug testing. The bill passed 36-15 in the Senate with amendments. The […]

WAOK-AM–03/28/2012

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Welfare Recipients Could Face Drug Tests In Ga.

ATLANTA (AP) — People seeking welfare benefits in Georgia would face drug tests before getting cash under a bill backed by House lawmakers. The House of Representatives voted 114-59 on Wednesday to require that people […]

WAOK-AM–03/08/2012

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Herman Cain Supports Rick Santorum’s Racial Comments

Herman Cain made an appearance on The View on Monday, and stated that Rick Santorum may have put his foot in his mouth when he said; “I do not want to make black people’s lives […]

WAOK-AM–01/10/2012

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Too Much Truth Recap: Mom denied food stamps shoots kids, kills self

According to CBSNEWS.com, A Texas woman who for months was unable to qualify for food stamps pulled a gun in a state welfare office and held a seven-hour standoff with police that ended with her […]

12/06/2011

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