Arise legislative update: Alabama Senate hurriedly passes TANF drug testing bill; Democrats cry foul on vote

The Alabama Senate on Wednesday quickly passed a bill to require drug tests for TANF applicants convicted of drug use or distribution within the last five years. The hurried vote came just as the Senate was returning from lunch and used the roll call vote on another matter to pass the TANF drug test bill. This legislative update highlights the bill's provisions and the controversy over its passage.

Read ACPP health policy analyst M.J. Ellington's legislative update here.

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