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When Is It Time for Mask Mandates Again?

Marco Fileccia
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School will soon be back in session, leaving parents and teachers concerned. Act 1002, sponsored by State Senator Trent Garner (R - El Dorado), is currently preventing any school district or local government from reinstating a mask mandate. Despite the rise in cases and the low vaccination rates, Garner stands by the bill, citing personal choice and personal responsibility over government enforcement.

Matthew Moore is senior producer for Ozarks at Large.
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