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On February 9, 2022, Gov. Kathy Hochul announced that the statewide mask mandate for indoor public places would be lifted effective February 10. In today’s program, we encourage Gov. Hochul to lift the mask mandate for schools as well.
Then, Under the leadership of Gov. Kathy Hochul, the New York State Department of Health (DOH) is considering adopting several regulations pertaining to the COVID-19 pandemic. The proposed regulations have prompted a great deal of public concern due to their encroachments upon personal and religious liberty. In recent days, New Yorkers for Constitutional Freedoms has issued public comments on four of those proposed regulations.
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