Governor Ron DeSantis wants to make the state's ban on COVID-19 mandates for masks and vaccines permanent.

DeSantis ready to stoke Florida’s fight against COVID-19 mandates

TALLAHASSEE — In a wide-ranging attack on efforts to combat COVID-19, Gov. Ron DeSantis on Tuesday called on the Republican-controlled legislature to make permanent Florida bans on mask mandates in schools and colleges. vaccine requirements for local governments and businesses.

The measures were passed in a special session DeSantis called at the end of 2021, as he battled many Florida school districts, private businesses and the federal government under President Joe Biden, who were taking actions they considered potentially necessary to reduce the transmission of COVID-19.

The warrant bans approved by Florida lawmakers then are due to expire in June.

But DeSantis wants to keep them on the books and has raised the specter that efforts to restore them could emerge from places like California, which actually lifted statewide requirements nearly a year ago. year.

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