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Ban on school mask mandates violates Constitution’s ‘single-subject’ rule, opponents argue

By: - September 14, 2021

PHOENIX – A coalition of educators and parents is asking a judge to scrap the Legislature’s ban on school mask mandates before it takes effect on Sept. 29. Maricopa County Judge Katherine Cooper heard arguments from both sides in a hearing Monday afternoon to consider the constitutionality of the mask mandate ban. If the lawsuit […]

Maricopa County health care workers ask for school mask mandate as COVID pediatric cases rise

By: - September 2, 2021

PHOENIX – Physicians, health care workers and public health professionals in Maricopa County this week urged the county Board of Supervisors to enact a universal mask mandate for K-12 schools as the number of kids hospitalized for COVID-19 continues to rise at an “alarming” rate. More than 1,000 health care workers signed a letter asking […]