Kentucky Lawmakers Scrap Statewide Mask Mandate In Schools

Posted by on September 10, 2021 1:26 am
Categories: US National Stories

Kentucky Gov. Andy Beshear speaks about the increases in COVID-19 cases in the state and the opening day of the Kentucky State Legislature special session in Frankfort, Ky., Tuesday, Sept. 7, 2021.

Lawmakers voted late Thursday to scrap a statewide mask mandate in public schools and shifted decision to local school boards as the state’s worst COVID-19 surge threatens to overwhelm hospitals.

(Image credit: Timothy D. Easley/AP)

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