Court overturns Wolf administration’s school mask mandate

Within hours of the decision, it was put on hold when Health Department lawyers filed an appeal to the state Supreme Court.

The judges said Acting Health Secretary Alison Beam didn’t have the authority to issue a new regulation requiring masks, declaring the mask order void and unenforceable. The judges also said Beam’s mandate did not comply with the state’s laws about reviewing and approving regulations and was adopted without an existing disaster emergency declared by the governor.

Read the article at Pittsburgh CBS.

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