I suggest you require all applicants for government jobs to drug test PRIOR to hire, which will save funds that would be expended on bonuses, training, travel, etc. For example; enlisted military recruits are drug tested at Recruit Training, which is AFTER the government has paid for personnel travel and household goods storage. And when these recruits fail the drug test, results are typically reported after more than ...more »
Divert 1% of Federal Bureau of Prisons $6.8 billion budget and transfer that $68 million to the Department of Justice’s Office of Justice Programs to establish a national pilot program of “zero tolerance probation” under the Hawaii’s Opportunity Probation with Enforcement (HOPE) model. HOPE combines random drug testing and swift, but modest sanctions, such as a weekend in jail, for any probation violation. This compares ...more »
Make people who are going to collect unemployment and welfare comply with 2 requirements:
1- subject to drug testing. Anyone on drugs will lose their right to collect.
2- Make them work at least 20 hrs a week cleaning up their community. If they are going to collect money from the government, they might as well earn it.