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Federal vaccine mandate temporarily halted

Governor Mark Gordon has indicated that the state remains committed to fighting back against federal vaccine mandates, though the possibility of them being enforced has ebbed for the time being.

The Occupational and Safety Health Administration (OSHA) announced last week that it has, “suspended activities related to the implementation and enforcement of the [COVID-19 Vaccination and Testing Emergency Temporary Standard (ETS)] pending future developments in the litigation.”

On November 12, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit granted a motion to stay the ETS, ordering that OSHA take...

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