Wyoming lawmakers say they will next week hold a special session in Cheyenne to push back against the COVID-19 vaccine mandate announced by President Joe Biden last month. According to the Casper Star-Tribune, a majority of the state House and Senate voted in favor of adding the rare special session to the legislative calendar. Republican lawmakers Rep. Chuck Gray, Rep. Landon Brown, and Rachel Rodriguez-Williams said that the necessary majorities for both houses had approved of convening the meeting, scheduled for Oct. 26 to Oct. 28. Two bills being drafted as part of efforts to push against the president’s proposed vaccine mandate are sponsored by Republican Rep. Chuck Gray, of Casper, and would ban vaccine passports, and impose a $500,000 fine for firing, demoting, promoting, compensating, or refusing to hire employees based on vaccination status. Another measure, sponsored by Republican Sen. Tom James, of Rock Springs, would impose fines and …https://www.theepochtimes.com/c-us-politics


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