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Gov. Reynolds responds to President Biden's new COVID-19 mandates

Gov. Reynolds responds to President Biden's new COVID-19 mandates

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Created: September 09, 2021 05:32 PM

(ABC 6 News) - Iowa Governor Kim Reynolds released a statement in response to President Biden's new COVID-19 mandates.

President Joe Biden on Thursday announced sweeping new federal vaccine requirements affecting as many as 100 million Americans in an all-out effort to increase COVID-19 vaccinations and curb the surging delta variant.

Biden is also signing an executive order to require vaccination for employees of the executive branch and contractors who do business with the federal government - with no option to test out. That covers several million more workers.

Reynolds responded with this statement:

“President Biden is taking dangerous and unprecedented steps to insert the federal government even further into our lives while dismissing the ability of Iowans and Americans to make healthcare decisions for themselves.”

“Biden’s plan will only worsen our workforce shortage and further limit our economic recovery. “

“As I’ve said all along, I believe and trust in Iowans to make the best health decisions for themselves and their families. It’s time for President Biden to do the same. Enough is enough.”


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