Feds could get involved in state conflict over mask mandates

By , Daily Memphian Updated: August 24, 2021 8:05 PM CT | Published: August 22, 2021 4:00 AM CT

The state’s executive order banning mask mandates is taking fire from President Joe Biden as well as Biden’s education secretary Miguel Cardona, who this past week specifically questioned the legality of the executive order.

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Bill Dries

Bill Dries covers city government and politics. He is a native Memphian and has been a reporter for more than 40 years.


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