Biden administration drops vaccine-or-test workplace rule

Republican attorneys general from 27 states challenged OSHA requirement, arguing that Congress didn’t give the agency the authority to require vaccinations

By: - January 25, 2022 3:10 pm
President Joe Biden

U.S. President Joe Biden speaks during a video call with the White House COVID-19 Response team and the National Governors Association in the South Court Auditorium at the Eisenhower Executive Office Building on Dec. 27, 2021, in Washington, D.C. Biden spoke to governors about their concerns over the omicron variant and the need for more COVID-19 tests. (Anna Moneymaker/Getty Images)

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Jennifer Shutt
Jennifer Shutt

Jennifer covers the nation’s capital as a senior reporter for States Newsroom. Her coverage areas include congressional policy, politics and legal challenges with a focus on health care, unemployment, housing and aid to families.