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Florida Governor Blocks School Mask Mandates in Executive Order

Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis at a flag raising ceremony in Juno Beach, Fla., on May 7, 2021. (Cliff Hawkins/Getty Images)…

3 days ago

Texas Governor Threatens Fines for Local Officials Who Enforce Mask Mandates

Texas governor Greg Abbott (Brendan McDermid/Reuters) Texas governor Greg Abbott on Thursday threatened to issue fines to local officials who…

5 days ago

Tokyo Governor calls for young people to get vaccinated as COVID-19 cases reach record high

Tokyo Governor Koike Yuriko urged younger people to get vaccinated and called on citizens to stay home as much as…

6 days ago

The GOP governor of Arkansas, where vaccines are lagging and COVID-19 is surging, said it’s ‘disappointing’ vaccines are ‘political’

Arkansas is among the states seeing a surge in COVID-19 cases, as many residents are unvaccinated. Republican Gov. Asa Hutchinson…

1 week ago

Alabama’s GOP governor: “It’s time to start blaming the unvaccinated folks” for COVID surge

A frustrated Alabama Gov. Kay Ivey (R) told reporters Thursday that "it's time to start blaming the unvaccinated folks, not…

2 weeks ago

Arizona Governor Signs Bill Banning CRT in Public Schools, State Agencies

Governor Doug Ducey speaks to the Arizona Chamber of Commerce in Phoenix, March 2015. (Gage Skidmore) Arizona governor Doug Ducey…

3 weeks ago

Arkansas governor says that fellow GOP Gov. Kristi Noem set ‘a bad precedent’ in using private funds to send National Guard to US-Mexico border

Gov. Hutchinson said that sending troops to the border using private funds sets "a bad precedent." "This is a state…

4 weeks ago

Pennsylvania Governor Vetoes Voting Restrictions — But GOP Could Still Pass Voter ID Rule Anyway

Topline Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Wolf vetoed Wednesday a sweeping bill passed by Republican state lawmakers that would have imposed voting…

1 month ago

Maryland governor ending COVID-19 state of crisis July 1

ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — Maryland will end a state of emergency for COVID-19 on July 1, Gov. Larry Hogan announced…

2 months ago

Governor Abbott Announces Plan for Texas to Build Its Own Border Wall

A Customs and Border Protection vehicle patrols along a new section of the U.S.-Mexico border wall in El Paso, Texas,…

2 months ago