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Weekly Address

08.06.2021

Special Session and Vaccines

This week, I issued a call for a special session of the General Assembly, and today I’d like to explain why my action was necessary. In the spring, I signed Act 1002, a law that prohibits a government agency from establishing a mask mandate. That made sense to me at the time because I oppose any government-issued statewide mask requirement. And now we have vaccines available. Also, at the time, the number of COVID-19...


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