Bloomberg Law
Oct. 22, 2021, 9:23 PM

Arizona AG Expands Legal Challenge to Biden Vaccine Mandates

Robert Iafolla
Robert Iafolla

Arizona’s Republican attorney general expanded his legal challenge to the Biden administration’s new Covid-19 vaccine requirements, both sharpening and broadening his allegations in an amended complaint filed Friday.

Attorney General Mark Brnovich, who’s running for U.S. Senate in 2022, seeks a court order to block the administration’s vaccine mandates for federal employees and federal contractors. He also targets the administration’s immigration policies in the 54-page lawsuit—more than triple the length of the “first salvo” complaint filed in Arizona federal court last month.

Brnovich’s amended complaint claims that the President Joe Biden lacks the authority to require vaccinations and that ...

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