A little-known site is reporting that the Trump Administration is rolling back regulations that prevent drug-testing people for federal benefits:

The Donald Trump administration hopes to unveil a new Labor Department regulation in June requiring drug testing for unemployment benefits.

Republicans used the Congressional Review Act (CRA) to repeal an Obama-era regulation that limited states’ ability to limit drug testing for people who apply for unemployment benefits.

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Further Discussion

  1. We didn’t bother much with the original article linked above, but let’s take a quick look at it. The article says it’s written by Doyle Alexander, but links to an article that is very similar on Breitbart. Compare the two articles — can we really say that this article is original? What incentives does the modern web provide to plagiarize?