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  • State Sen. Aaron Osmond (UT) 11:39 am on March 28, 2012 Permalink |
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    Utah gets drug screening for welfare recipients

    Bill: HB155 (PDF)

    Sponsored by Sens. Osmond, Herrod, Rep. Brad Wilson, et al, and passed into law by Gov. Herbert, HB155 requires an applicant who otherwise qualifies for cash assistance under Utah’s Family Employment Program to complete a written drug screening questionnaire and meet other requirements in order to receive cash assistance under the program.

    Also: “Guv signs off on welfare recipient drug-screening program”

    “Utah’s new welfare clients now face drug screening”

    “Drug testing and public assistance states”

  • State Sen. Aaron Osmond (UT) 3:49 pm on March 14, 2012 Permalink |
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    Utah schools to say Pledge of Allegiance

    Bill: SB223 (PDF)

    Sponsored by Sen. Aaron Osmond and Rep. Bill Wright, and signed into law by Gov. Herbert, SB223 requires that the State Board of Education shall provide a program of instruction that shall include the history of the U.S. flag, etiquette, customs pertaining to the display and use of the flag, and other patriotic exercises. The pledge of allegiance to the flag shall be recited once at the beginning of each day in each public school classroom in the state, led by a student in the classroom, as assigned by the classroom teacher on a rotating basis.

    Also: “Lawmakers make daily pledge recital mandatory in every public school”

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