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Apr 13 2022
The federal transportation mask mandate is being extended for another 15 days, meaning individuals traveling aboard airplanes, trains and on public transportation in the United States will be required to wear a mask until at least early May.
The mandate, the federal government confirmed on Wednesday, is now set to expire on May 3. The Associated Press was first to report the extension.CNN (Online News)
Apr 20 2022
So, you’ve probably heard by now that Judge Kathryn Kimball Mizelle, a Trump-appointed judge in Florida, issued a sweeping opinion striking down the Biden administration’s requirement that passengers wear masks on airplanes, trains, and similar methods of transportation.
This requirement from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) provided that “a person must wear a maskVox
Mar 11 2021
Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton on Thursday filed a lawsuit against the state capital and its county for not lifting their mask mandates after Governor Greg Abbott rolled back the measure statewide, Fox News has learned.
The lawsuit against the City of Austin and Travis County — where the capital city resides — came after Paxton threatened to file suit Wednesday for their refusal toFox News (Online News)
Mar 18 2021
US Climate Envoy John Kerry was spotted on a plane flouting the Biden administration's mask rules on a commercial flight.
President Joe Biden issued an executive order on his first day in office requiring travelers on commercial flights to wear masks.
Exceptions are made for infants under the age of two and those who are eating or drinking while on the flight. Kerry, who is 77-The Post Millennial
Mar 04 2021
President Biden on Wednesday strongly criticized the decisions by the governors of Texas and Mississippi to lift statewide mask mandates, calling the plans “a big mistake” that reflected “Neanderthal thinking,” as his administration tries to manage the pandemic while state leaders set their own plans.
The president said it was critical for public officials to follow the guidance ofNew York Times (News)
Mar 17 2022
A group of commercial airline pilots filed a lawsuit against the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) in an attempt to lift the federal transportation mask mandate.
In court paperwork, the 10 commercial airline pilots – who work for American JetBlue and Southwest – argued that the CDC issued an order "Requirement for Persons to Wear Masks While on Conveyances & atFox Business
Mar 10 2022
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) announced Thursday that Americans will have to wear a mask on public transport for at least a little bit longer.
The federal mask mandate on airline flights and public transit will be extended until at least April 18, the agency announced. The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) ultimately decided to extend the mandate at theThe Daily Caller
Sep 03 2023
Much like the rebels must have felt shortly after Luke blew up the Death Star, you probably thought that the face mask wars were over. After all, pretty much everyone has stopped wearing them, and except for a few misguided college campuses, the mandates have come to an end. And with a “gold standard” study showing that they really didn’t do much of anything to prevent the spread of the virusHotAir
Feb 21 2022
As of yesterday, The New York Times reports, every state that required people to wear face masks in public places and/or in schools during this winter's COVID-19 surge has decided to lift those mandates, with the exception of Hawaii. The rationale for those policies was that they would help reduce COVID-19 transmission as the highly contagious omicron variant became dominant in the UnitedReason
Nov 08 2023
Colorado man sentenced to 13 years for shooting at Aurora Waffle House over mask Colorado man sentenced to 13 years for shooting at Aurora Waffle House over mask Colorado man sentenced to 13 years for shooting at Aurora Waffle House over mask An Arapahoe County District Court judge sentenced a Colorado man to more than a decade behind bars for a shooting at an Aurora Waffle House back in 2020CBS News (Online)