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DeSantis Calls Back Florida Lawmakers Over Vaccine Mandates (1)

Oct. 21, 2021, 3:03 PM

Florida Governor Ron DeSantis said he is calling back the Republican-dominated state legislature to take action against employer Covid-19 vaccine mandates.

Speaking Thursday in Clearwater, Florida, DeSantis said he wants to block employers from firing workers over vaccination status.

“That’s something that cannot wait until the regular legislative session next year,” DeSantis said. “It needs to happen soon. And so we will be calling the legislature back for a special session. We want to make sure that individuals in Florida have their livelihoods and their jobs protected.”

The regular session begins on Jan. 11.

The Florida proposal comes as a ...

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