Biden administration will appeal ruling on travel mask mandate — if CDC says it’s needed

Major airlines quickly announced that masking would be optional on domestic flights

By: - April 19, 2022 8:10 pm
people walk through an airport

The Biden administration will appeal a federal judge’s order striking down a mask mandate for air travel and public transit, subject to a decision by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, the U.S. Justice Department said in a Tuesday night statement. (Courtesy of Pixabay)

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Jacob Fischler
Jacob Fischler

Jacob covers federal policy as a senior reporter for States Newsroom. Based in Oregon, he focuses on Western issues. His coverage areas include climate, energy development, public lands and infrastructure.

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