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Senate votes to nix mask mandate for public transportation

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The Senate vote comes less than a week after the White House announced it would extend the current federal mask mandate. In late February, the CDC released guidelines suggesting that roughly 70 percent of Americans could stop wearing masks. Many governors, including some Democrats, have also loosened mask requirements.
4 months ago·Washington, United States

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Senate votes to repeal travel mask mandates in bipartisan rebuke of Biden administration policy

The Senate on Tuesday passed a resolution from Republican Sen. Rand Paul of Kentucky to repeal the federal travel mask mandates on public transportation, in a bipartisan rebuke to the Biden administration's policy.

4 months ago·Atlanta, United States
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IBTimes

U.S. Senate Votes To Overturn Transit Mask Mandate; Biden Vows Veto

The U.S. Senate voted 57 to 40 on Tuesday to overturn a 13-month-old public health order requiring masks on airplanes and other forms of public transportation, drawing a quick veto threat from President Joe Biden. Last week, the White House said it would extend the current COVID-19 mask requirements at airports, train stations, ride share vehicles and other transit modes through April 18 but pledged a new review. The order was set to expire on F…

4 months ago·United States
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The Hill

Senate votes to nix mask mandate for public transportation

The vote comes after Republicans were also able to pass resolutions earlier this year to nix the coronavirus public health emergency and the vaccine requirement for public health workers.

4 months ago·Washington, United States
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KRDO

Senate votes to repeal travel mask mandates in bipartisan rebuke of Biden administration policy

By Ali Zaslav and Ted Barrett, CNNThe Senate on Tuesday passed a resolution from Republican Sen. Rand Paul of Kentucky to repeal the federal travel mask mandates on public transportation, in a bipartisan rebuke to the Biden administration’s policy.Despite the resolution succeeding in the Senate, it is unlikely to move in the Democratic-led House and would likely be opposed by President Joe Biden. The White House had issued a veto threat against …

4 months ago
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Washington Examiner

Senate passes resolution to scrap mask mandate for public travel

A Republican-backed resolution to end the federal mask mandate on public transportation cleared the Senate on Tuesday.

4 months ago·Washington, United States
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National Post

U.S. Senate votes to overturn transit mask mandate; Biden vows veto

WASHINGTON — The U.S. Senate voted 57 to 40 on Tuesday to overturn a 13-month-old public health order requiring masks on airplanes and other forms of public…

4 months ago·Canada
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