Biden faces down GOP governors on school mask bans

Missouri Gov. Mike Parson has publicly criticized school mask mandates, but even his hometown district has adopted one

By: - August 20, 2021 8:07 am

U.S. Secretary of Education Miguel Cardona talks about the necessity to get vaccinated during a tour Aug. 9, 2021, of Topeka High School’s vaccine clinic with second gentleman Douglass Emhoff (Pool photo by Evert Nelson/The Capital-Journal).

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Laura Olson
Laura Olson

Laura covers the nation's capital as a senior reporter for States Newsroom, a network of nonprofit outlets that includes The Missouri Independent. Her areas of coverage include politics and policy, lobbying, elections, and campaign finance.