Spend $176 million to save $60000?

Florida's Governor Scott claims that welfare recipients are "More likely to abuse drugs" than others, as his justification for this invasive & costly program.

Since it has been enacted, only 2% of those who are applying for welfare benefits in Florida have been found to have illegal drugs in their system. 2% is hardly "Most". The law doesn't create the Tea Party's wish for a smaller, less intrusive government. It's an example of Rick Scott's Really, really, really big government.

As it takes money from Florida taxpayers, it also personally enriches Governor Scott, because his wife owns the companies the state has hired to do the testing.

Rick Scott Takes the Piss Out of Florida Taxpayers | Mother Jones

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