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Idaho Lt. Gov. McGeachin issues order terminating public agency mask mandates

BY: , and - May 27, 2021

While acting as governor in Gov. Brad Little’s absence on Thursday, Lt. Gov. Janice McGeachin issued an executive order prohibiting mask mandates issued by the state or its “political subdivisions,” including public schools, counties, cities and public health districts. It also extends to state boards, commissions, departments and divisions. The order is effective as of […]

Visitors walk past face mask signs along Decatur Street in the French Quarter on July 14, 2020 in New Orleans, Louisiana.

No mask needed outdoors if you’re vaccinated, except among crowds, CDC says

BY: - April 27, 2021

WASHINGTON — Fully vaccinated Americans do not need to wear a mask outdoors except in crowded settings, federal health officials said Tuesday as they updated recommendations for how vaccinated individuals can safely resume normal activities.   Those who are at least two weeks past receiving their final dose of a COVID-19 vaccine can safely be unmasked […]

COMMENTARY
The Idaho Supreme Court building in Boise on March 23, 2021.

Supreme Court will maintain COVID-19 precautions to keep courts open

BY: - April 7, 2021

My fellow Idahoans,  Every day, members of our communities visit our local courthouses. Some are there to make or defend a legal claim or perhaps to pay a ticket. Others come to serve as witnesses or jurors. In addition, I cannot overlook the dedicated employees who work in these buildings as courthouse staff and judges. […]