Tue., March 11, 2014 11:55am
A bill requiring food stamp and welfare recipients to submit to drug testing if suspected of illegal drug use has taken another step forward in the...
Tue., February 25, 2014 12:24pm
Some Georgia applicants for food stamps and welfare benefits would have to pass a drug test under a House bill that cleared a committee Monday on a 7...
Thu., January 9, 2014 7:35am
If there can be said to be a front-runner in the GOP primary for Georgia’s open U.S. Senate seat, it might be Rep. Jack Kingston (R-Savannah). The 11...
Fri., September 20, 2013 3:10pm
Food donation agencies are scrambling after Congress moved to cut millions of Americans from food stamps. Two million Georgians receive nutrition...
Tue., July 23, 2013 12:17pm
The number of people relying on food stamps in Georgia is rising. The program a year ago provided food assistance to a record 1.91 million people in...
Thu., March 29, 2012 4:01pm
Protesters rallied on the Capitol steps Thursday morning. They are upset about the possible passage of a bill that would require welfare recipients...
Tue., March 27, 2012 7:11pm
Georgia lawmakers have passed a bill that would require welfare recipients to take a drug test before receiving benefits. GOP supporters of the...
Fri., November 4, 2011 8:39am
Two Georgia lawmakers are planning to introduce legislation that would require people to pass a drug test to receive welfare. State Rep. Jason...
Sat., February 20, 2010 10:36am
Many states haven’t touched it because they’re worried about what will happ
Tue., July 28, 2009 1:43pm
Kids Count is a report on the welfare of the nation's children. Georgia is