Fifteen Republican governors, led by Tennessee Gov. Bill Lee, have launched “Operation Open Road,” an initiative that seeks to ease America’s supply chain crunch by a range of state and federal measures, including calling on the Biden administration to remove “burdensome” regulations on the trucking industry and suspend President Joe Biden’s vaccine mandate for private employers. Lee announced the launch of the operation in a statement on Nov. 22, the same day he signed an executive order (pdf) deregulating critical trucking functions in Tennessee. “Republican governors across the country have committed to doing everything we can to solve a growing supply chain crisis that has resulted in backed up ports and empty shelves,” Lee said. “We call on the Biden Administration to join us in Operation Open Road by suspending burdensome regulations on the trucking industry and therefore ensuring small businesses and American consumers have access to the goods they need …


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