Marc Little, Vice Chair of the board of directors for the Center for Urban Renewal and Education, believes it’s fair for the government to require people applying for food stamps to be tested for drug use.
Little gave two reasons.
“It brings accountability for behavior, number one,” he said. “And number two, it brings the opportunity to identify people who have a need…for treatment. We have an opioid crisis in this country, and when you have an opportunity for the state to partner with CBOs and faith-based organizations, we have an opportunity to bring treatment instead of terminating benefits.”
Little added that a state has an obligation and a right to manage an entitlement program.
— Marc Little (@ProdigalRepub) March 13, 2019
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