Arise legislative update: Alabama House panel approves drug tests for some TANF applicants

Alabama moved a step closer Wednesday to requiring drug tests for some low-income applicants for public benefits when a House committee approved a bill to mandate tests for certain TANF applicants. Another House committee considered but took no action on a bill to restore the full homestead exemption for all disabled Alabamians, regardless of income. This legislative update highlights the committee debate on those proposals.

Read ACPP policy analyst Stephen Stetson's legislative update here.

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