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Jul 30 2021
Gov. Ron DeSantis vowed to reject mask mandates for school-age students on Friday, saying he will soon issue an order allowing parents or guardians to choose whether their child wears a mask in schools.
The Republican governor, who threatened to call a special session on masks in schools, will “very soon” sign the emergency action, which is in response to the Broward County SchoolPolitico
Apr 18 2022
A federal judge in Florida overturned the Biden administration’s national transportation mask mandate on Monday, determining that the CDC overstepped its authority by requiring masks on planes, trains, buses, and other forms of public transportation.
The order handed down by U.S. District Judge Kathryn Kimball Mizelle holds that the CDC’s masking requirement violated the AdministrativeNational Review (News)
Apr 18 2022
A federal judge in Florida on Monday declared that the Biden administration’s Covid-19 mask mandate for public transportation is unlawful, invalidating a regulation that required travelers in the U.S. to wear masks on airplanes, trains, taxis, buses and other forms of public transit.
U.S. District Judge Kathryn Kimball Mizelle in Tampa said the mandate exceeded the authority granted toWall Street Journal (News)
Mar 10 2021
Today, Texans are no longer under a statewide mandate to wear masks in public, and businesses in the state can operate at 100 percent capacity. President Biden contends that this is “neanderthal thinking,” and many media voices consider it the most reckless decision since the state of Georgia allegedly began a formal experiment in human sacrifice in April 2020. But the data simply don’tNational Review (News)
Sep 05 2023
President Joe Biden turned up in a mask for the first time in months on Tuesday, a day after his wife tested positive for COVID-19. But the president quickly ditched it during a ceremony honoring an 81-year-old Vietnam veteran, and the two unmasked octogenarians shared a hearty handshake before they parted. The White House had said earlier that Biden, who had tested negative for the virusNewsmax (News)
Mar 03 2021
Now that Texas’ mask mandate is ending, florist Lucy Alanis is reconsidering a rare treat she allowed herself in Dallas during the coronavirus pandemic: the occasional meal at a restaurant.
“I guess I’m a little scared,” said Alanis, 27.
The impact of Republican Gov. Greg Abbott repealing many of the state’s COVID-19 restrictions — tweeting “Texas is OPEN 100%” — began takingAssociated Press
Sep 05 2023
President Biden tested negative for COVID-19 on Tuesday and will wear a mask while around others indoors after first lady Jill Biden tested positive for the virus a day earlier, the White House said.
The first lady is experiencing “mild symptoms” after testing positive Monday, press secretary Karine Jean-Pierre told reporters. She will remain in Delaware to quarantine.The Hill
Sep 01 2023
Amid growing fears that Americans could face more COVID-19 lockdowns or mandates, Republican candidates vying for the 2024 presidential nomination say they are firmly against such restrictive measures.
“No mask mandates,” candidate Vivek Ramaswamy told The Daily Signal on Thursday. “No vaccine mandates. No lockdown ever again.”
Gov. Asa Hutchinson of Arkansas reminded The DailyThe Daily Signal
Sep 17 2023
The Detroit Lions were trying to prove it isn't the same team as years past, but the Seattle Seahawks came in to remind them that it might still be. The Seahawks earned its first win of the season by defeating Detroit 37-31 in overtime on the road Sunday. Seattle safety Jerrick Reed II broadcasted his team's locker room celebration on Instagram live, flaunting a blue ski in reference to aThe Messenger
Feb 10 2022
New York’s Republican congressional delegation said it’s time for Gov. Kathy Hochul to scrap the “onerous” school mask mandate amid plummeting coronavirus infection rates.
Long Island Rep. Andrew Garbarino and seven GOP House colleagues sent a joint letter to Hochul saying New York should not be lagging surrounding states in lifting the mask-wearing requirements for students.
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