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Parson signs bill restricting local emergency powers

Governor Mike Parson signs HB 271 into law on June 15 as State Senator Sandy Crawford (R-District 28) looks on. (Source: Governor's Office)

Gov. Mike Parson signed new legislation into law that will restrict the authority of local officials in future emergencies like the COVID-19 pandemic. Parson noted the new law "establishes greater accountability for local leaders" who issue health mandates and other restrictions.

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Attorney general sues St. Louis County over COVID-19 restrictions

Missouri Attorney General Eric Schmitt announced a lawsuit had been filed against St. Louis County Executive Sam Page, Dr. Faisal Khan and the St. Louis County Department of Public Health over the "the arbitrary, capricious, and unreasonable application of COVID-19 restrictions in St. Louis County."

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