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Tag Archives: Mask Mandate

5 States Under Investigation For Prohibiting Mask Mandates In Schools

On Monday, the United States Department of Education announced that five states are under investigation by their civil rights enforcement arm to determine whether policies banning mask mandates in schools are discriminatory against students with disabilities. The bureau wants to ensure that students with disabilities are provided with equal educational opportunities. …

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Judge Rules DeSantis’ Mask Mandate Ban Unlawful

Gov. Ron DeSantis

On Friday, a judge ruled that Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis‘ ban on school mask mandates was unlawful, and school districts in the state can require students to wear masks. Judge John Cooper’s decision came after a five-day hearing, and as at least 10 Florida school boards voted to defy DeSantis …

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TSA To Extend Mask Mandate For Travelers Into Next Year

The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) announced it would extend its mask mandate for travel on airplanes, buses, and trains. The current mask mandate was set to expire on September 13, 2021, and will now end on January 18, 2022. TSA will extend the directives through January 18, 2022,” the company …

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Florida Daily COVID-19 Cases Hit Record On Saturday

Ron DeSantis

Saturday, the state of Florida reported more new COVID-19 cases to the Centers for Disease Control than any previous day in the coronavirus pandemic: 21,683. That’s a 12.1% jump over the previous record, Jan. 7’s 19,334 cases during the worst month of the pandemic. Daily case counts routinely surpassed 10,000 …

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The US House of Representatives Reinstates Mask Mandate

The US House reinstated its mask mandate after the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) announced its new guidelines for vaccinated and unvaccinated individuals. “For all House Office Buildings, the Hall of the House, and House Committee Meeting, wearing of a well-fitted, medical-grade, filtration face mask is required when …

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McCarthy Effort To Lift Mask Mandate On House Floor Fails

GOP Member defying mask mandate

House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy filed a privileged resolution challenging the mask mandate in the House of Representatives, which failed Wednesday night after being blocked by Democrats. The vote was split among party lines 218-210. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi says that the rules will not change until all members of …

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