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Arkansas governor allows COVID-19 vaccine mandate opt-out bill to become law

Hutchinson allowed the measure to become law without his signature. He said the amount of time before the opt-out law takes effect gives the state more time to weigh its impact on businesses. The new law won’t take effect until early next year. The bill came primarily in response to President Joe Biden’s order.
Arkansas governor allows COVID-19 vaccine mandate opt-out bill to become law
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Arkansas governor OKs law allowing employees to opt out of vaccine mandates

Arkansas Gov. Asa Hutchinson on Wednesday effectively approved a new law that will allow employees to opt-out of COVID-19 vaccine requirements, a move by fellow Republicans to challenge federal vaccine mandates.

7 days ago|Washington, United States
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Arkansas governor OKs bill allowing vaccine mandate opt-outs

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — Arkansas Gov. Asa Hutchinson on Wednesday effectively approved a new law that will allow employees to opt-out of COVID-19 vaccine requirements, a move by fellow Republicans to challenge federal vaccine mandates.

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Arkansas governor allows COVID-19 vaccine mandate opt-out bill to become law

Arkansas Gov. Asa Hutchinson (R) on Wednesday allowed two bills allowing employees to opt out of vaccine mandates to become laws without his signature.

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Arkansas governor allows vaccine mandate opt-out bills to become law

Arkansas Gov. Asa Hutchinson allowed for legislation to go into effect permitting employees to opt out of President Joe Biden's vaccine mandate. 

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Arkansas governor OKs bill allowing vaccine mandate opt-outs

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — Arkansas Gov. Asa Hutchinson on Wednesday effectively approved a new law that will allow employees to opt-out of COVID-19 vaccine requirements, a move by fellow

7 days ago|Madison, United States
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Arkansas governor OKs bill allowing vaccine mandate opt-outs

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — Arkansas Gov. Asa Hutchinson on Wednesday effectively approved...

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Arkansas governor OKs bill allowing vaccine mandate opt-outs

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — Arkansas Gov. Asa Hutchinson on Wednesday effectively approved...

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Governor Hutchinson will allow vaccine mandate opt-outs to become law without his signature

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (KNWA/KFTA) — Governor Asa Hutchinson will not sign the two bills that would allow employees to choose alternate proof of immunization instead of getting a vaccine if mandated by their employer.The governor said he will not veto the bills but will allow the bill to become law without his signature.SB 739 and House Bill 1977 were bills that would mandate testing or proof of immunity as an alternative to vaccine requirements. The…

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Arkansas governor OKs bill allowing vaccine mandate opt-outs

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — Arkansas Gov. Asa Hutchinson on Wednesday effectively approved...

7 days ago|Bridgeport, United States
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Governor gives a pass to congressional redistricting and anti-vax bills despite reservations

NO SIGNATURES: But the governor will allow these bills to become law.Governor Hutchinson used his weekly news briefing today to say he would not stand in the way of the congressional redistricting plan and anti-vaccination legislation approved by the legislature last week. He’ll veto neither proposal (there are duplicate House and Senate bills for each) but allow them to become law without his signature.ANTI-VAX BILLSHe said the anti-vax bills w…

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