HARRISBURG, Pa. (CBS) — “If it’s good for one, it’s good for all.” That’s what one Pennsylvania legislator is arguing in a new proposal that would require all state lawmakers to be tested for illegal drugs.READ MORE: Cherry Hill School District Psychologist Francesca Aldrich Helping Inspire, Connect Students Through Virtual Black History Month Book Club
Philadelphia County Rep. Angel Cruz submitted House Bill 620 as an amendment to Senate Bill 6, which calls for drug testing for Pennsylvanians on welfare and other state assistance programs.Mr. Potato Head Drops 'Mister' From Brand Name To Be More Gender Neutral
“The lawmakers are the lawmakers, and we’re not above the law,” Rep. Cruz told WGAL in Lancaster.
This isn’t Cruz’s first attempt at passing similar legislation.MORE NEWS: Radnor School District Moves To Phase 1 Of COVID Plan, Full School Days For Kindergarten-5th Graders Begin Monday
Cruz has previously championed three prior variations of the bill, but with no success. And with just five days left in the current session, he does not expect his amendment or the Senate bill to pass this year, either, according to WGAL.