Bloomberg Law
Nov. 5, 2021, 1:02 PMUpdated: Nov. 5, 2021, 9:13 PM

States Launch Legal Assault on Biden’s Vaccine-or-Test Rule (2)

Robert Iafolla
Robert Iafolla

Texas, Florida, Missouri, and 23 other states with Republican attorneys general have sued to block the Biden administration’s controversial rule requiring large companies to mandate that their workers get vaccinated against Covid-19 or submit to regular testing.

The Missouri attorney general’s office announced that it filed an 11-state coalition’s petition for judicial review in the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eighth Circuit early Friday. The Occupational Safety and Health Administration published its emergency regulation shortly after Missouri’s announcement.

A group of five states led by Texas filed in the Fifth Circuit, three states led by Florida filed in the ...

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